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letter

noun (1)

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(Entry 1 of 3)

a message on paper from one person or group to another
  • he faithfully wrote her a letter every week they were apart

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letter

noun (2)

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the owner of land or housing that is rented to another
  • it is the letter of the apartment—not the lessee—who is responsible for basic repair and upkeep

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letter

verb

Synonyms of letter (Entry 3 of 3)

as in write, print

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The first known use of letter was in the 13th century

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lets up (on)

letter

letter carrier

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“Letter.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/letter. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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