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  Definition of writing
  1. the activity of putting something in written form; "she did the thinking while he did the writing"
  2. the act of creating written works; "writing was a form of therapy for him"; "it was a matter of disputed authorship"
  3. letters or symbols written or imprinted on a surface to represent the sounds or words of a language; "he turned the paper over so the writing wouldn''t show"; "the doctor''s writing was illegible"
  4. the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect); "the writing in her novels is excellent"; "that editorial was a fine piece of writing"
  5. (usually plural) the collected work of an author; "the idea occurs with increasing frequency in Hemingway''s writings"
Similar Words: committal to writing, authorship, composition, penning, written material, piece of writing

 

Hyponyms: cryptography, coding, secret writing, handwriting, inscription, notation, drafting, dramatization, dramatisation, fabrication, fictionalization, fictionalisation, metrification, novelization, novelisation, redaction, lexicography, versification, orthography, writing system, coding system, capitalization, capitalisation, typing, typewriting, printing, hand, script, hieroglyph, hieroglyphic, skywriting, printing process, notational system, bowdlerization, bowdlerisation, title, cryptogram, cryptograph, rewrite, revision, rescript, literary composition, literary work, literature, matter, criticism, literary criticism, section, subdivision, paragraph, diary, journal, lettering, manuscript, ms, autograph, treatise, adaptation, version, essay, editing, sacred text, sacred writing, religious writing, religious text, screed, Ayurveda, document, written document, papers, dramatic composition, dramatic work, dithyramb, plagiarism, transcript, patristics, patrology

 

Derivational Morphology: write, compose, pen, indite

 

 
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