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autograph

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noun au·to·graph \ˈȯ-tə-ˌgraf\

Definition of autograph

  1. :  something written or made with one's own hand:a :  an original manuscript or work of artb :  a person's handwritten signature

autography

play \ȯ-ˈtä-grə-fē\ noun

Examples of autograph in a Sentence

  1. We asked her for her autograph.

  2. There were several autograph seekers outside the theater.

Origin and Etymology of autograph

Late Latin autographum, from Latin, neuter of autographus written with one's own hand, from Greek autographos, from aut- + -graphos written — more at -graph


First Known Use: 1605

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autograph

adjective au·to·graph

Definition of autograph

  1. :  being in the writer's own handwriting :  not copied or duplicated an autograph letter

Examples of autograph in a Sentence

  1. asked the baseball player to autograph the bill of his cap

Circa 1676

First Known Use of autograph

circa 1676


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autograph

verb au·to·graph

Definition of autograph

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to write with one's own hand

  3. 2 :  to write one's signature in or on autograph a book

1817

First Known Use of autograph

1817



AUTOGRAPH Defined for English Language Learners

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autograph

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noun au·to·graph \ˈȯ-tə-ˌgraf\

Definition of autograph for English Language Learners

  • : the signature of a famous person

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autograph

verb au·to·graph

Definition of autograph for English Language Learners

  • of a famous person : to write your signature in or on (something)


AUTOGRAPH Defined for Kids

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autograph

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noun au·to·graph \ˈȯ-tə-ˌgraf\

Definition of autograph for Students

  1. :  a person's signature written by hand


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autograph

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verb au·to·graph

Definition of autograph for Students

autographed

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autographing

  1. :  to write one's signature in or on autograph a book



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