English dictionary



Hint: Wildcards can be used multiple times in a query.

English noun: literature

1. literature (communication) creative writing of recognized artistic value


Broader (hypernym)piece of writing, writing, written material


Narrower (hyponym)Sanskrit literature


Domain category memberscarved, carven, copyrighted, deconstruction, deconstructionism, editing, filmable, flash-forward, flashback, gothic, lit, literature, literature, literature, longueur, redaction, republication, rosebud, steed, tempest, tension

2. literature (cognition) the humanistic study of a body of literature


SamplesHe took a course in Russian lit.


Synonymslit


Broader (hypernym)literary study


Domain categoryliterature

3. literature (communication) published writings in a particular style on a particular subject


SamplesThe technical literature.
One aspect of Waterloo has not yet been treated in the literature.


Broader (hypernym)piece of writing, writing, written material


Narrower (hyponym)historiography


Domain categoryliterature

4. literature (act) the profession or art of a writer


SamplesHer place in literature is secure.


Broader (hypernym)profession


Domain categoryliterature









Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2018 onlineordbog.dk