Essay synonyms

ĕs'ā', ĕ-sā'
Category:
Part of speech:
A complete piece of writing, as a report or essay, that is part of a newspaper, magazine, or book
3
0
The act or process of testing, trying, or putting to the proof:
2
1
The act of composing, or putting together a whole by combining parts
1
0
A portion or part that has been separated from a whole:
1
0
A short melody used as the subject of a musical composition
1
0
The intentional and overt taking of a substantial step toward the commission of a crime that falls short of completing the crime. The mere planning of a crime, as well as soliciting another to commit the crime, does not constitute an attempt to commit the crime. Attempt is a crime distinct from the offense that the criminal was attempting to commit. Various legal tests are used to determine when, between planning a crime and committing it, a person’s actions constitute an attempt. See also conspiracy and solicitation. The intentional and overt taking of a substantial step toward the commission of a crime that falls short of completing the crime. The mere planning of a crime, as well as soliciting another to commit the crime, does not constitute an attempt to commit the crime. Attempt is a crime distinct from the offense that the criminal was attempting to commit. Various legal tests are used to determine when, between planning a crime and committing it, a person’s actions constitute an attempt. See also conspiracy and solicitation.
1
0
A conscientious or concerted effort toward an end; an earnest attempt.
1
0
Imaginative writings as distinguished from technical and scientific writings, esp. when characterized by a polished, highly literary style and, often, a somewhat dilettantish manner
1
0
(Archaic) The process or power of reasoning.
1
0
An instance of this
1
1
0
0
0
0
A lengthy, formal discourse that analyses or explains some topic; a dissertation or treatise.
0
0
A lengthy, formal treatise, especially one written by a candidate for the doctoral degree at a university; a thesis.
0
0
A collection of articles by the colleagues, former students, etc. of a noted scholar, published in his or her honor
0
0
A formal and lengthy research paper, esp. a work of original research written in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a master's degree
0
0
(Obs.) A narrative; tale
0
0
To evaluate or analyze critically.
0
0
0
0
0
0
To cover, wrap, or line with paper.
0
0
To decorate with paintings, etc. representing scenes from history or legend
0
0
Present participle of write.
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
An analysis or examination.
0
0
(Printing) A trial sheet of printed material that is made to be checked and corrected.
0
0
(Chem.) A trial or reaction for identifying a substance or ingredient
0
0
A performance of a play before its official opening, as to test audience reaction
0
0
A moment; an instant:
0
0
(Informal) A try; attempt; endeavor
0
0
The condition of being offered, especially for sale:
0
0
A thrust, as with a knife or dagger
0
0
(Rugby) A scoring play in which the ball is grounded on or behind the opponent's goal line
0
0
One who shoots in a particular way:
0
0
Something that has been taken
0
0
To try to find; search for; look for
0
0
To make great efforts; try very hard
0
0
To subject to a procedure that ascertains effectiveness, value, proper function, or other quality
0
0
To look at or into critically or methodically in order to find out the facts, condition, etc. of; investigate; inspect; scrutinize; inquire into
0
0
(Archaic) To find out or learn (something) through experience.
0
0
(Intransitive) To undergo a test before being selected; to audition.
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Find another word for essay. In this page you can discover 55 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for essay, like: article, trial, composition, piece, theme, attempt, endeavor, belles-lettres, discourse, exegesis and exposition.