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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