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Meaning of writing by Wiktionary Dictionary



    • ( UK, US ): enPR: rĭtʹĭng, IPA: /ˈraɪtɪŋ/, X-SAMPA: /"raItIN/
    • Rhymes: -aɪtɪŋ



    1. Present participle of write .


    writing ( countable and uncountable; plural: writings )

    1. ( uncountable ) Graphism of symbols such as letters that express some meaning .
    2. ( uncountable ) Something written, such as a document, article or book .
    3. ( uncountable ) The process of representing a language with symbols or letters .
    4. ( countable ) A work of an author .
    5. ( countable ) The style of writing of a person .
      I can't read your writing .
    6. ( as a modifier ) Intended for or used in writing .
      a writing table



Explanation of writing by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. the activity of putting something in written form

    2. she did the thinking while he did the writing
    3. the act of creating written works

    4. writing was a form of therapy for him
    5. letters or symbols that are written or imprinted on a surface to represent the sounds or words of a language

    6. he turned the paper over so the writing wouldn't show
      the doctor's writing was illegible
    7. the work of a writer

    8. the writing in her novels is excellent
      that editorial was a fine piece of writing
    9. the collected work of an author

    10. the idea occurs with increasing frequency in Hemingway's writings