Found 2 items, similar to wrote.
English → English
v 1: produce a literary work; “She composed a poem”
; “He wrote
2: communicate or express by writing; “Please write to me every
3: have (one's written work) issued for publication; “How many
books did Georges Simenon write?”
; “She published 25 books
during her long career”
4: communicate (with) in writing; “Write her soon, please!”
[syn: drop a line
5: communicate by letter; “He wrote that he would be coming
6: write music; “Beethoven composed nine symphonies”
7: mark or trace on a surface; “The artist wrote Chinese
characters on a big piece of white paper”
8: record data on a computer; “boot-up instructions are written
on the hard disk”
9: write or name the letters that comprise the conventionally
accepted form of (a word or part of a word); “He spelled
the word wrong in this letter”
English → English
, v. t. [imp. Wrote
; p. p. Written
imp. & p. p. Writ
; p. pr. & vb. n. Writing
.] [OE. writen,
AS. wr[=i]tan; originally, to scratch, to score; akin to OS.
wr[=i]tan to write, to tear, to wound, D. rijten to tear, to
rend, G. reissen, OHG. r[=i]zan, Icel. r[=i]ta to write,
Goth. writs a stroke, dash, letter. Cf. Race
1. To set down, as legible characters; to form the conveyance
of meaning; to inscribe on any material by a suitable
instrument; as, to write the characters called letters; to
2. To set down for reading; to express in legible or
intelligible characters; to inscribe; as, to write a deed;
to write a bill of divorcement; hence, specifically, to
set down in an epistle; to communicate by letter.
Last night she enjoined me to write some lines to
one she loves. --Shak.
I chose to write the thing I durst not speak
To her I loved. --Prior.
3. Hence, to compose or produce, as an author.
I purpose to write the history of England from the
accession of King James the Second down to a time
within the memory of men still living. --Macaulay.
4. To impress durably; to imprint; to engrave; as, truth
written on the heart.
5. To make known by writing; to record; to prove by one's own
written testimony; -- often used reflexively.
He who writes himself by his own inscription is like
an ill painter, who, by writing on a shapeless
picture which he hath drawn, is fain to tell
passengers what shape it is, which else no man could
To write to
, to communicate by a written document to.
, laws deriving their force from express
legislative enactment, as contradistinguished from
unwritten, or common, law. See the Note under Law
, under Common
, v. i. [OE. wroten. See 1st Root
To root with the snout. See 1st Root
. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
imp. & archaic p. p. of Write