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writes

verb
present tense third-person singular of write

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1 to compose and set down on paper the words of
  • a staunch supporter of the old school, he prefers to write all of his letters by hand

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2 to engage in an exchange of written messages
  • promise you'll write while you're away

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“Writes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/writes. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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