from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A person's own signature or handwriting.
- n. A manuscript in the author's handwriting.
- transitive v. To write one's name or signature on or in; sign.
- transitive v. To write in one's own handwriting.
- adj. Written in the writer's own handwriting: an autograph letter.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person’s own handwriting, especially the signature of a famous or admired person.
- n. A manuscript in the author’s handwriting.
- adj. Written in the author’s own handwriting.
- v. To sign, or write one’s name or signature on a book etc
- v. To write something in one's own handwriting
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. That which is written with one's own hand; an original manuscript; a person's own signature or handwriting.
- adj. In one's own handwriting
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Written by one's self; in one's own handwriting: as, an autograph letter.
- n. A person's own handwriting; something written by a person's own hand; an original manuscript or signature.
- n. An autographic press (which see, under press).
- To write with one's own hand.
- To write one's autograph on or in
- To copy or produce in autograph, or by an autographic process. See autographic.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person's own signature
- v. mark with one's signature
- n. something written by one's own hand
Late Latin autographum, from neuter of Latin autographus, written with one's own hand, from Greek autographos : auto-, auto- + graphein, to write; see -graph.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
auto- + -graph. From Latin autographum, in turn from Ancient Greek αὐτόγραφον (autographon, "a writing in one’s own hand"). (Wiktionary)