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copy

 
Noun copy has 4 senses
  1. transcript, copy - a reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record)
    --1 is a kind of written record, written account
    Derived form: verb copy1
  2. copy - a secondary representation of an original; "she made a copy of the designer dress"
    --2 is a kind of
    representation
    --2 has particulars:
     anamorphosis, anamorphism; carbon, carbon copy; cast, casting; duplicate, duplication; facsimile, autotype; imitation, counterfeit, forgery; knockoff, clone; miniature, toy; modification; photocopy; print; quadruplicate; replica, replication, reproduction; triplicate; xerox, xerox copy
    Derived forms: verb copy4, verb copy2
  3. copy, written matter - matter to be printed; exclusive of graphical materials
    --3 is a kind of text, textual matter
    --3 has particulars: dump; fair copy; filler
  4. copy - material suitable for a journalistic account; "catastrophes make good copy"
    --4 is a kind of
    material
    --4 is a substance of journalism, news media, fourth estate
Verb copy has 4 senses
  1. copy - copy down as is; "The students were made to copy the alphabet over and over"
    --1 is one way to
    write
    Derived forms: noun copyist1, noun copy1, noun copying1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. imitate, copy, simulate - reproduce someone's behavior or looks; "The mime imitated the passers-by"; "Children often copy their parents or older siblings"
    --2 is one way to reproduce
    Derived forms: noun copy2, noun copying1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. replicate, copy - biology: reproduce or make an exact copy of; "replicate the cell"; "copy the genetic information"
    --3 is one way to duplicate, reduplicate, double, repeat, replicate
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  4. copy, re-create - make a replica of; "copy that drawing"; "re-create a picture by Rembrandt"
    --4 is one way to make, create
    Derived forms: noun copyist1, noun copy2, noun copier1, noun copying1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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