from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To write by hand.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To write something manually, normally used to emphasise that it is not being typed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To write with one's own hand.
- To perform the act of writing; write.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. write by hand
I handwrite or type them, and cross things off so I have a sense I've done it.
Let me handwrite the lyrics, but you've got to give me some really good letterhead with a picture of the resort on it and Patrick and Jennifer.
"Before, I had to go through monthly credit-card statements and handwrite it, and it seemed like an old-school style process," Ms. Wellons says.
I could handwrite on its screen surprisingly quickly using a stripped-down alphabet named Graffiti.
The camcorder “solution” is like requiring someone to handwrite the quote she wants to use from a book, go outside and take a picture of the book, then bring the picture back into the house and hook it up and retype the quote — from the book that is sitting next to her computer.
I was able to eventually master the artistic demands of cursive writing, and managed to handwrite in a rather exemplary style until medical school, where the demands of rapid and comprehensive note-taking overwhelmed my delicate graphic training and led to the rapid deterioration of my handwriting towards the unreadable.
The Shanghai Language Commission conducted a survey among university students, which found that while many know what the characters should look like, they are unable to handwrite them.
My ultimate creativity comes from paper and pen; I still handwrite all my books.
Companies across the island are taking creative measures to keep things running; electronic tills have been replaced by cash boxes, while vendors now handwrite receipts.
(Well, the fact that I handwrite the first draft probably has something to do with that.)