handwrite

verb
hand·​write | \ ˈhand-ˌrīt How to pronounce handwrite (audio) \
handwrote\ ˈhand-​ˌrōt How to pronounce handwrote (audio) \; handwritten\ ˈhand-​ˌri-​tᵊn How to pronounce handwritten (audio) \; handwriting\ ˈhand-​ˌrī-​tiŋ How to pronounce handwriting (audio) \

Definition of handwrite

transitive verb

: to write by hand

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After all, people have been handwriting in lowercase for over a thousand years, and even the melodramatic early Victorians didn’t capitalize everything. Gretchen Mcculloch, WIRED, "The Meaning of All Caps—in Texting and in Life," 23 July 2019 On Monday, the students went through a presentation on handwriting analysis, received a 911 call and learned the case was an abduction from witnesses. Talis Shelbourne, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Thirty Wisconsin students get crime-solving experience through FBI program," 9 July 2019 The lower display is an 8.6-inch 1,280 x 600 unit that's home to the seat controls, the climate controls, and also a place to handwrite text or input it via a software keyboard. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, "The 2019 Audi A7 might be all the car anyone ever needs," 24 June 2019 What initially caught my attention, is the fact that a post-millennial student actually took time to handwrite a note rather than an e-mail. Phillip Morris, cleveland.com, "Politicians beware, the girls of Laurel School are watching you: Phillip Morris," 9 June 2019 Her identity was unmasked by investigators through handwriting analysis. Benjamin Weiser, New York Times, "Residents Cowered While Workers at a Group Home Smacked and Pushed Them," 9 June 2019 What many do not know, however, is that their votes are subject to handwriting analysis. Amy Chance, sacbee, "California Influencers: What did we learn from the June primary election, and why?," 11 June 2018 What many do not know, however, is that their votes are subject to handwriting analysis. Amy Chance, sacbee, "California Influencers: What did we learn from the June primary election, and why?," 11 June 2018 What many do not know, however, is that their votes are subject to handwriting analysis. Amy Chance, sacbee, "California Influencers: What did we learn from the June primary election, and why?," 11 June 2018

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First Known Use of handwrite

1656, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for handwrite

back-formation from handwriting

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