to write by hand rather than by typing or printing
When you write something on a surface, you use something such as a pen or pencil to produce words, letters, or numbers on the surface.
to write (something) in collaboration with another writer
to write wrongly or in error
to be better at writing than
to write a message in the sky with smoke trails from an aircraft
a book containing pieces of paper for you to write on
undistinguished literary work produced to order
the aspect of composition concerned with the writing of parts, esp counterpoint
a portable folder with compartments for holding writing materials
A writing desk is a piece of furniture with drawers, an area for keeping writing materials, and a surface on which you can rest your paper while writing.
Writing paper is paper for writing letters on. It is usually of good, smooth quality .
a room in a building where people go to be quiet and write
a table designed or used for writing at
In language teaching, when students do guided writing activities, they are given an outline in words or pictures to help them write .
backward writing that forms a mirror image of normal writing
any writing system that uses pictographs
writing performed without apparent intent or conscious control, esp. to achieve spontaneity or uncensored expression
writing which is imaginative and inspiring, esp fiction
If you write in to an organization, you send them a letter.
If you write up something that has been done or said, you record it on paper in a neat and complete form, usually using notes that you have made.
If you write off to a company or organization, you send them a letter, usually asking for something.
When you write out something fairly long such as a report or a list, you write it on paper .
creative writing course:
a course in which people are taught creative writing skills
writing on the wall:
a sign or signs of approaching disaster
If a book or other piece of writing is ghost-written, it is written by a writer for another person, for example a politician or sportsman, who then publishes it as his or her own work.
If you write back to someone who has sent you a letter, you write them a letter in reply .
If an insurance company writes cover, it underwrites a risk or insures someone.
When you write something down, you record it on a piece of paper using a pen or pencil .
If a rule or detail is written into a contract, law, or agreement, it is included in it when the contract, law, or agreement is made.
the writing is on the wall:
If you say that the writing is on the wall, you mean that there are clear signs that a situation is going to become very difficult or unpleasant .
commit to paper:
to write down; record
A pad is a fairly thick, flat piece of a material such as cloth or rubber. Pads are used, for example, to clean things, to protect things, or to change their shape.
a thick piece of soft material used to make something comfortable, give it shape, or protect it