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Adjective: written  ri-t(u)n
  1. Set down in writing in any of various ways
    "written evidence"
     
  2. Systematically collected and written down
    "written laws"
     
  3. Written as for a film, play or broadcast
    - scripted
Verb: write (wrote,written)  rIt
  1. Produce a literary work
    "He wrote four novels";
    - compose, pen, indite [archaic]
     
  2. Communicate or express by writing
    "He wrote about his great love for his wife"
     
  3. Communicate (with) in writing
    "Write to her soon, please!";
    - drop a line
     
  4. (music) write music
    "Beethoven wrote nine symphonies";
    - compose
     
  5. Mark or trace on a surface
    "The artist wrote Chinese characters on a big piece of white paper"
     
  6. (computing) record data on a computer
    - save
     
  7. Specify or name the letters that comprise the conventionally accepted form of (a word or part of a word)
    - spell
     
  8. Create code, write a computer program
    "She writes code faster than anybody else";
    - code

See also: backhand, codified, cursive, engrossed, graphic, graphical, handwritten, holographic, in writing, inscribed, left-slanting, longhand, scrivened [archaic], shorthand, statute, write out

Type of: communicate, correspond, create, create by mental act, create mentally, create verbally, delineate, describe, draw, intercommunicate, line, make, record, tape, trace

Antonym: spoken, unwritten

Encyclopedia: Written

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