commit (something) to paper/writing

idiom

Definition of commit (something) to paper/writing

: to write (something) down
  • She committed her thoughts to writing.

Word by Word Definitions

commit play
  1. : to carry into action deliberately : perpetrate

  2. : obligate, bind

  3. : to pledge or assign to some particular course or use

something play
  1. : some indeterminate or unspecified thing

  2. : some indeterminate amount more than a specified number

  3. : a person or thing of consequence

  1. : in some degree : somewhat

  2. used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective

paper play
  1. : a felted sheet of usually vegetable fibers laid down on a fine screen from a water suspension

  2. : a similar sheet of other material (such as plastic)

  3. : a piece of paper

  1. : to put down or describe in writing

  2. : to fold or enclose in paper

  3. : to cover or line with paper

  1. : made of paper, cardboard, or papier-mâché

  2. : papery

  3. : of or relating to clerical work or written communication

writing play
  1. : the act or process of one who writes: such as

  2. : the act or art of forming visible letters or characters

  3. : the act or practice of literary or musical composition


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