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Another word for writing

  1. The practice of writing

  2. Anything written

      1. A thing considered as a unit or an element of a larger thing, quantity, or class; a portion:
      2. A portion or part that has been separated from a whole:
      3. An object that is one member of a group or class:
      1. A single article or unit in a collection, enumeration, or series.
      2. A clause of a document, such as a bill or charter.
      3. An entry in an account.
      1. A small portion, degree, or amount:
      2. A brief amount of time; a moment:
      3. A short scene or episode in a theatrical performance.
      1. An itemized list or statement of fees or charges.
      2. A statement or list of particulars, such as a theater program or menu.
      3. The entertainment offered by a theater.
      1. To set down for preservation in writing or other permanent form:
      2. To register or indicate:
      3. To render (sound or images) into permanent form for reproduction, as by mechanical or digital means.
      1. A document establishing the authenticity of certain details of an item, event, or transaction:
      2. A document issued to a person completing a course of study not leading to a diploma.
      3. A document certifying that a person may officially practice in certain professions.
      1. The act of reciting memorized materials in a public performance.
      2. The material so presented.
      3. Oral delivery of prepared lessons by a pupil.
      1. To look over, study, or examine again:
      2. To consider retrospectively; look back on:
      3. To examine with an eye to criticism or correction:
      1. Explanation or interpretation in the form of a series of comments or observations:
      2. An ongoing series of spoken remarks, especially during a television or radio broadcast of an event:
      3. An apt explanation or illustration:
      1. A written note intended as an explanation, illustration, or criticism of a passage in a book or other writing; an annotation.
      2. A series of annotations or explanations.
      3. A statement of fact or opinion, especially a remark that expresses a personal reaction or attitude.
      1. A formal discourse on a subject, often in writing.
      1. A systematic, usually extensive written discourse on a subject.
      1. An expanse of land or water.
      2. A specified or limited area of land:
      3. A system of organs and tissues that together perform a specialized function:
      1. An unbound printed work, usually with a paper cover.
      2. A short essay or treatise, usually on a current topic, published without a binding.
      1. A written symbol or character representing a speech sound and being a component of an alphabet.
      2. A written symbol or character used in the graphemic representation of a word, such as the h in Thames.
      3. A written or printed communication directed to a person or organization.
      1. One's name as written by oneself.
      2. The act of signing one's name.
      3. A distinctive mark, characteristic, or sound indicating identity:
      1. Physical or mental effort or activity directed toward the production or accomplishment of something:
      2. Such effort or activity by which one makes a living; employment:
      3. A trade, profession, or other means of livelihood:
      1. A thing considered as a unit or an element of a larger thing, quantity, or class; a portion:
      2. A portion or part that has been separated from a whole:
      3. An object that is one member of a group or class:
      1. A prose or verse composition, especially one telling a serious story, that is intended for representation by actors impersonating the characters and performing the dialogue and action.
      2. A serious narrative work or program for television, radio, or the cinema.
      3. Theatrical plays of a particular kind or period:
      1. An expected or supposed situation or sequence of events:
      2. An outline of the plot of a dramatic or literary work.
      3. An outline for a screenplay.
      1. To occupy oneself in an activity for amusement or recreation:
      2. To take part in a sport or game:
      3. To participate in betting; gamble.
      1. A fictional prose narrative of considerable length, typically having a plot that is unfolded by the actions, speech, and thoughts of the characters.
      2. The literary genre represented by novels.
      1. A handwritten book, poem, or other document, or a collection of such handwritten documents bound together:
      2. A version of a book, article, or other work before being published or prepared for publication:
      3. Handwriting, especially in contrast to print:
      1. A set of written, printed, or blank pages fastened along one side and encased between protective covers.
      2. An e-book or other electronic resource structured like a book.
      3. A printed or written literary work:
      1. A lengthy, formal treatise, especially one written by a candidate for the doctoral degree at a university; a thesis.
      1. A proposition that is maintained by argument.
      2. A dissertation advancing an original point of view as a result of research, especially as a requirement for an academic degree.
      3. A hypothetical proposition, especially one put forth without proof.
      1. A short literary composition on a single subject, usually presenting the personal view of the author.
      2. Something resembling such a composition:
      3. A testing or trial of the value or nature of a thing:
      1. Verbal expression in speech or writing:
      2. Verbal exchange or conversation:
      3. A formal, lengthy treatment of a subject, either written or spoken.
      1. An article in a publication expressing the opinion of its editors or publishers.
      2. A commentary on television or radio expressing the opinion of the station or network.
      3. Of or relating to an editor or editing:
      1. A topic of discourse or discussion.
      2. A subject of artistic representation.
      3. An implicit or recurrent idea; a motif:
      1. A material made of cellulose pulp, derived mainly from wood, rags, and certain grasses, processed into flexible sheets or rolls by deposit from an aqueous suspension, and used chiefly for writing, printing, drawing, wrapping, and covering walls.
      2. A single sheet of this material.
      3. A formal written composition intended to be published, presented, or read aloud; a scholarly essay or treatise.
      1. Ordinary speech or writing, without metrical structure.
      2. Commonplace expression or quality.
      3. A hymn of irregular meter sung before the Gospel.
      1. A verbal composition designed to convey experiences, ideas, or emotions in a vivid and imaginative way, characterized by the use of language chosen for its sound and suggestive power and by the use of literary techniques such as meter, metaphor, and rhyme.
      2. A composition in verse rather than in prose:
      3. A literary composition written with an intensity or beauty of language more characteristic of poetry than of prose.
      1. An individual thing or element of a class; a particular object or item:
      2. A particular section or item of a series in a written document, as in a contract, constitution, or treaty.
      3. A nonfictional literary composition that forms an independent part of a publication, as of a newspaper or magazine.
      1. The combining of distinct parts or elements to form a whole.
      2. The manner in which such parts are combined or related.
      3. General makeup:
      1. A written or printed paper that bears the original, official, or legal form of something and can be used to furnish decisive evidence or information.
      2. Something, such as a recording or a photograph, that can be used to furnish evidence or information.
      3. A writing that contains information.
      1. The body of written works of a language, period, or culture.
      2. Imaginative or creative writing, especially of recognized artistic value:
      3. The art or occupation of a literary writer.
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  3. The occupation of a writer