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Engelsk substantiv: writing

1. writing (om handling) the act of creating written works


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWriting was a form of therapy for him.
It was a matter of disputed authorship.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)authorship, composition, penning


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkverbal creation


Mere spesifikke uttrykkadoxography, drafting, dramatisation, dramatization, fabrication, fictionalisation, fictionalization, historiography, lexicography, metrification, novelisation, novelization, redaction, versification


Forekomster i samme kategoriadopt, annotate, author, cite, co-author, compose, dash off, draft, dramatise, dramatize, fling off, footnote, ghost, ghostwrite, indite, knock off, outline, paragraph, pen, profile, reference, rewrite, scratch off, script, toss off, write, write about, write copy, write of, write on, write out, write up

2. writing (om kommunikasjon) the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe writing in her novels is excellent.
That editorial was a fine piece of writing.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)piece of writing, written material


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkblack and white, written communication, written language


Mere spesifikke uttrykkadaptation, autograph, bowdlerisation, bowdlerization, criticism, cryptogram, cryptograph, diary, dithyramb, document, dramatic composition, dramatic work, editing, essay, inscription, journal, lettering, literary composition, literary criticism, literary work, literature, literature, manuscript, matter, ms, papers, paragraph, plagiarism, redaction, religious text, religious writing, rescript, revision, rewrite, sacred text, sacred writing, screed, secret writing, section, subdivision, title, transcript, treatise, version, written document


Eksempler på mere spesifikke uttrykkAyurveda


Omfatter disse spesifikke uttrykkepilog, epilogue

3. writing (om kommunikasjon) (usually plural) the collected work of an author


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe idea occurs with increasing frequency in Hemingway's writings.


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkblack and white, body of work, oeuvre, work, written communication, written language


Mere spesifikke uttrykkpatristics, patrology


Overordnet anvendelseplural, plural form

4. writing (om kommunikasjon) letters or symbols that are written or imprinted on a surface to represent the sounds or words of a language


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe turned the paper over so the writing wouldn't show.
The doctor's writing was illegible.


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkblack and white, written communication, written language


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcapitalisation, capitalization, coding system, hand, handwriting, hieroglyph, hieroglyphic, notation, notational system, orthography, printing, printing, printing process, script, skywriting, typewriting, typing, writing system

5. writing (om handling) the activity of putting something in written form


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe did the thinking while he did the writing.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)committal to writing


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkactivity


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcoding, cryptography, handwriting, inscription, notation, secret writing, steganography









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