writing

All Verb Noun
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  • During this period, he seems to have found time for study and writing.
  • He left the company a few years later to write full-time.
  • When the new version appears to work, it is written over the previous version.
  • The band is set to begin writing a new record this year.
  • In order to support herself and her family, she turned to writing.
  • He wrote a great many letters to world leaders during this period.
  • She gave up her teaching career and began to write full-time.
  • Many learn to read and write and some are able to do paid work.
  • It is also considered by many to be the first novel written in English.
  • She had two sons and lived a quiet life occupied by her writing.
  • He subsequently was able to give up teaching to write full-time.
  • I could say to people this is how to write songs.
  • He continued to write songs and began looking for a solo recording contract.
  • For the past few years, he has been writing full-time.
  • He learned French, which became the language he used most frequently in writing.
  • He left teaching to write full-time and act in the theatre.
  • He began writing at an early age, as early as eight according to some sources.
  • They may have been some of the new mass books that were being written at this time.
  • I hope you will write to-morrow and tell us to come home. Cited from Gritli's Children, by Johanna Spyri
  • Within several years, she was able to begin writing full-time.
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Root form of writing is write for the verb.

Words starting with writing

Meaning of writing

  • noun The act of creating written works
    writing was a form of therapy for him, it was a matter of disputed authorship
  • noun The work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect)
    the writing in her novels is excellent, that editorial was a fine piece of writing
  • noun (usually plural) the collected work of an author
    the idea occurs with increasing frequency in Hemingway's writings
  • noun Letters or symbols that are written or imprinted on a surface to represent the sounds or words of a language
    he turned the paper over so the writing wouldn't show, the doctor's writing was illegible
  • noun The activity of putting something in written form
    she did the thinking while he did the writing
  • verb Produce a literary work
    She composed a poem, He wrote four novels
  • verb Communicate or express by writing
    Please write to me every week
  • verb Communicate (with) in writing
    Write her soon, please!
  • verb Communicate by letter
    He wrote that he would be coming soon
  • verb Mark or trace on a surface
    The artist wrote Chinese characters on a big piece of white paper, Russian is written with the Cyrillic alphabet
  • verb Record data on a computer
    boot-up instructions are written on the hard disk
  • verb Create code, write a computer program
    She writes code faster than anybody else