Synonyms of paper

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1 a piece of paper with information written or to be written on it
  • handed in the correct papers

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2 a publication that appears at regular intervals
  • we get the paper every morning

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3 a short piece of writing done as a school exercise
  • write a paper about your favorite author

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4 a short piece of writing typically expressing a point of view
  • the papers written by the Founding Fathers urging adoption of the federal constitution

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Synonyms & Antonyms of paper (Entry 2 of 2)

being something in name or form only
  • there's a paper boycott of that company's products that nobody seems to be honoring

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The first known use of paper was in the 14th century

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“Paper.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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