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write

 
Verb write has 9 senses
  1. write, compose, pen, indite - produce a literary work; "She composed a poem"; "He wrote four novels"
    --1 is one way to create verbally
    Derived forms: noun writer1, noun writing1
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue write the movie
  2. write - communicate or express by writing; "Please write to me every week"
    --2 is one way to
    communicate, intercommunicate
    Derived forms: noun writer2, noun writing5
    Sample sentences:
    They write them the information
    They write the information to them
  3. publish, write - have (one's written work) issued for publication; "How many books did Georges Simenon write?"; "She published 25 books during her long career"
    --3 is one way to create verbally
    Derived form: noun writer1
    Sample sentence:
    Did he write his major works over a short period of time?
  4. write, drop a line - communicate (with) in writing; "Write her soon, please!"
    --4 is one way to correspond
    Derived form: noun writer2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s to somebody
  5. write - communicate by letter; "He wrote that he would be coming soon"
    --5 is one way to
    communicate, intercommunicate
    Derived form: noun writer2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  6. compose, write - write music; "Beethoven composed nine symphonies"
    --6 is one way to make, create
    Sample sentence:
    Did he write his major works over a short period of time?
  7. write - mark or trace on a surface; "The artist wrote Chinese characters on a big piece of white paper"
    --7 is one way to
    trace, draw, line, describe, delineate
    Derived form: noun writer2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
  8. write - record data on a computer; "boot-up instructions are written on the hard disk"
    --8 is one way to
    record, tape
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  9. spell, write - 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"
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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