write out


write out
verb
1. put into writing; write in complete form (Freq. 2)
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write out a contract

Syn: ↑write up
Topics: ↑writing, ↑authorship, ↑composition, ↑penning
Hypernyms: ↑write, ↑compose, ↑pen, ↑indite
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Did he write out his major works over a short period of time?

2. make out and issue
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write out a check

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cut a ticket

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Please make the check out to me

Syn: ↑issue, ↑make out, ↑cut
Hypernyms: ↑write
Hyponyms: ↑check
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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The banks write out the check

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write out [phrasal verb]
1 write (something) out or write out (something)
1 a : to put (something) in writing on a piece of paper

I asked her to write out the directions to her house.

1 b : to write the required information on (a check, receipt, etc.)

I wrote out a check for $200.

The sales clerk wrote us out an invoice.

2 a write (someone) out of : to change a document (such as a will) so that (someone) is not included

She wrote me out of her will.

2 b write (someone) out of (something) or write out (someone) : to remove (a character) from a story by having the character die, disappear, etc.

They wrote her character out of the show at the end of the first season.

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Main Entry:write

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • write out — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms write out : present tense I/you/we/they write out he/she/it writes out present participle writing out past tense wrote out past participle written out 1) to complete an official document by writing information …   English dictionary

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  • write out — verb To write in full length or expanded form. Dont use abbreviations, write out words! …   Wiktionary

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  • write out — phr verb Write out is used with these nouns as the object: ↑cheque, ↑prescription, ↑receipt …   Collocations dictionary

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  • write out — transitive verb Date: 15th century to write especially in a full and complete form …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • write out — put on paper with the use of a pencil or pen; copy out …   English contemporary dictionary

  • write out — The procedure used when a specialist makes a trade involving his own inventory, on one hand, and a floor broker s order, on the other. The broker must first complete the trade with the specialist, who then transacts a separate trade with the… …   Financial and business terms


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