Writing

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Writing->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ writing
writing
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ chirography
chirography
stelography
cerography
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ penmanship
penmanship
craftmanship
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ quill driving
quill driving
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ typewriting
typewriting
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ writing
writing
manuscript
MS
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ literae scriptae
literae scriptae
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ these presents
these presents
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ stroke of the pen
stroke of the pen
dash of the pen
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ coupe de plume
coupe de plume
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ line
line
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ headline
headline
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ pen and ink
pen and ink
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ letter
letter
&c. 561
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ uncial writing
uncial writing
cuneiform character
arrowhead
Ogham
Runes
hieroglyphic
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ contraction
contraction
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ Brahmi
Brahmi
Devanagari
Nagari
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ script
script
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ shorthand
shorthand
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ stenography
stenography
brachygraphy
tachygraphy
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ secret writing
secret writing
writing in cipher
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ cryptography
cryptography
stenography
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ phonography
phonography
pasigraphy
Polygraphy
logography
GRP: \\ N \\ 7
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ copy
copy
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ transcript
transcript
rescript
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ rough copy
rough copy
fair copy
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ handwriting
handwriting
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ signature
signature
sign manual
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ autograph
autograph
monograph
holograph
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ hand
hand
fist
GRP: \\ N \\ 8
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ calligraphy
calligraphy
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ good hand
good hand
running hand
flowing hand
cursive hand
legible hand
bold hand
GRP: \\ N \\ 9
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ cacography
cacography
griffonage
barbouillage
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ bad hand
bad hand
cramped hand
crabbed hand
illegible hand
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ scribble
scribble
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ pattes de mouche
pattes de mouche
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ ill-formed letters
ill-formed letters
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ pothooks and hangers
pothooks and hangers
GRP: \\ N \\ 10
Sgm: \\ N \\ 10 \\ stationery
stationery
Sgm: \\ N \\ 10 \\ pen
pen
quill
goose quill
Sgm: \\ N \\ 10 \\ pencil
pencil
style
Sgm: \\ N \\ 10 \\ paper
paper
foolscap
parchment
vellum
papyrus
tablet
slate
marble
pillar
table
Sgm: \\ N \\ 10 \\ blackboard
blackboard
Sgm: \\ N \\ 10 \\ ink bottle
ink bottle
ink horn
ink pot
ink stand
ink well
Sgm: \\ N \\ 10 \\ typewriter
typewriter
GRP: \\ N \\ 11
Sgm: \\ N \\ 11 \\ transcription
transcription
&c.(copy) 21
Sgm: \\ N \\ 11 \\ inscription
inscription
&c.(record) 551
Sgm: \\ N \\ 11 \\ superscription
superscription
&c.(indication) 550
Sgm: \\ N \\ 11 \\ graphology
graphology
GRP: \\ N \\ 12
Sgm: \\ N \\ 12 \\ composition
composition
authorship
Sgm: \\ N \\ 12 \\ cacoethes scribendi
cacoethes scribendi
Sgm: \\ N \\ 12 \\ graphoidea
graphoidea
graphomania
Sgm: \\ N \\ 12 \\ phrenoia
phrenoia
GRP: \\ N \\ 13
Sgm: \\ N \\ 13 \\ writer
writer
scribe
amanuensis
scrivener
secretary
clerk
penman
copyist
transcriber
quill driver
Sgm: \\ N \\ 13 \\ stenographer
stenographer
typewriter
typist
Sgm: \\ N \\ 13 \\ writer for the press
writer for the press
&c.(author) 593
PARAG:Writing->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ write
write
pen
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ copy
copy
engross
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ write out
write out
write out fair
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ transcribe
transcribe
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ scribble
scribble
scrawl
scrabble
scratch
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ interline
interline
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ stain paper
stain paper
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ write down
write down
&c.(record) 551
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ sign
sign
&c.(attest) 467
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ enface
enface
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ compose
compose
indite
draw up
draft
formulate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ dictate
dictate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ inscribe
inscribe
throw on paper
dash off
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ manifold
manifold
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ take up the pen
take up the pen
take pen in hand
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ shed ink
shed ink
spill ink
dip one's pen in ink
PARAG:Writing->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ writing
writing
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ written
written
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ in writing
in writing
in black and white
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ under one's hand
under one's hand
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ uncial
uncial
Runic
cuneiform
hieroglyphical
PARAG:Writing->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ currente calamo
currente calamo
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ pen in hand
pen in hand

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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