The Meaning of writ

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Writ

obs.
3d pers. sing. pres. of Write, for writeth.

Writ

imp. & p. p. of Write.

Writ

n.
That which is written; writing; scripture; -- applied especially to the Scriptures, or the books of the Old and New testaments; as, sacred writ.

Writ

n.
An instrument in writing, under seal, in an epistolary form, issued from the proper authority, commanding the performance or nonperformance of some act by the person to whom it is directed; as, a writ of entry, of error, of execution, of injunction, of mandamus, of return, of summons, and the like.

Writability

n.
Ability or capacity to write.

Writable

a.
Capable of, or suitable for, being written down.

Writative

a.
Inclined to much writing; -- correlative to talkative.

Written

p. p.
of Write

Writ

Archaic imp. & p. p.
of Write

Writing

p. pr. & vb. n.
of Write

Write

v. t.
To set down, as legible characters; to form the conveyance of meaning; to inscribe on any material by a suitable instrument; as, to write the characters called letters; to write figures.

Write

v. t.
To set down for reading; to express in legible or intelligible characters; to inscribe; as, to write a deed; to write a bill of divorcement; hence, specifically, to set down in an epistle; to communicate by letter.

Write

v. t.
Hence, to compose or produce, as an author.

Write

v. t.
To impress durably; to imprint; to engrave; as, truth written on the heart.

Write

v. t.
To make known by writing; to record; to prove by one's own written testimony; -- often used reflexively.

Write

v. i.
To form characters, letters, or figures, as representative of sounds or ideas; to express words and sentences by written signs.

Write

v. i.
To be regularly employed or occupied in writing, copying, or accounting; to act as clerk or amanuensis; as, he writes in one of the public offices.

Write

v. i.
To frame or combine ideas, and express them in written words; to play the author; to recite or relate in books; to compose.

Write

v. i.
To compose or send letters.

Writer

n.
One who writes, or has written; a scribe; a clerk.
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