wrote

verb

Definition of wrote

transitive verb
1 a :to form (characters, symbols, etc.) on a surface with an instrument (such as a pen)
b :to form (words) by inscribing characters or symbols on a surface
  • write one's name
c :to spell in writing
  • words written alike but pronounced differently
d :to cover, fill, or fill in by writing
  • wrote ten pages
  • write a check
2 :to set down in writing: such as
a :draw up, draft
  • write a will
b (1) :to be the author of :compose
  • writes poems and essays
(2) :to compose in musical form
  • write a string quartet
c :to express in literary form
  • if I could write the beauty of your eyes
  • —William Shakespeare
d :to communicate by letter
  • writes that they are coming
e :to use or exhibit (a specific script, language, or literary form or style) in writing
  • write Braille
  • writes French with ease
f :to write contracts or orders for; especially :underwrite
  • write life insurance
3 :to make a permanent impression of
4 :to communicate with in writing
  • we'll write you when we get there
5 :ordain, fate
  • so be it, it is written
  • —D. C. Peattie
6 :to make evident or obvious
  • guilt written on his face
7 :to force, effect, introduce, or remove by writing
  • write oneself into fame and fortune
  • —Charles Lee
8 :to take part in or bring about (something worth recording)
9 a :to introduce (information) into the storage device or medium of a computer
b :to transfer (information) from the main memory of a computer to a storage or output device
10 :sell
  • write a stock option
intransitive verb
1 a :to make significant characters or inscriptions; also :to permit or be adapted to writing
b :to form or produce written letters, words, or sentences
2 :to compose, communicate by, or send a letter
3 a :to produce a written work
b :to compose music
  • past tense and dialectal past participle of write


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