from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • v. Past participle of write.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of, relating or characteristic of writing (i.e., of that which has been written)
  • adj. That was written.
  • v. Past participle of write

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • p. p. of write, v.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Past participle of write.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. written as for a film or play or broadcast
  • adj. set down in writing in any of various ways
  • adj. systematically collected and written down


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  • Others have gone into great detail about the painful process Google created so writers can 'claim' or 'assert their rights in' what they've written (rights that exist *from the time it's written* according to copyright law,) Others have gone into the idiocy of Google's definition of "commercially available" (which denies some books in print and readily available online the "commercially available" label.)

    The Google Settlement: FAIL

  • Like the Roman Pilate, _what she has written, she has written_.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 6, No 4, August, 1864 Devoted To Literature And National Policy

  • Begarmee, being written in the Arabic language, with the guttural letter _grain_, would be quite unintelligible, if pronounced to an African _as they are written_ by our letters, the nearest approximation to the

    An Account of Timbuctoo and Housa Territories in the Interior of Africa

  • No _written_ answer to the note of the Commissioners was delivered to them for twenty-seven days after it was written.

    The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government

  • CONSCIENCE _within, is written without also_; and to erase it _within_ is to get the lesson from _without_ in that universal and downright speech and language which the axioms of nature are taught in -- it is to get it in that fearful school in which nature _repeats_ the doctrine of her violated law, for those who are not able to solve and comprehend the science of it as it is _written_ -- written beforehand -- in the natural law and constitutions of the human soul.

    The Philosophy of the Plays of Shakspere Unfolded

  • I could have just cited the book's title and left it at that, a title written in 18th-century style for whatever reason: "LOSING IT—in which an aging professor laments his shrinking BRAIN, which he flatters himself formerly did him Noble Service, a Plaint, tragi-comical, historical, vengeful, sometimes satirical and thankful in six parts, if his Memory does yet serve."

    Raging Against Aging

  • She wore a “Parent Chaperone” sticker with her name written out in green marker.

    Jared Sampson's Mom

  • I have no idea, in fact, of how I myself will make the hour-long journey into the city, no certainty at all that there will be a card with my name written on it when I emerge empty-handed from the baggage claim.

    Between Expectations

  • I got the giant nameplate, the bad cars and my name written on the driver's side door.

    Jersey Shore: In Their Own Words

  • Jewish mystics noted that the sacred name of God in Hebrew, YHWH, a name written in the Bible but never pronounced aloud by pious Jews, might itself be understood as the sound of human breath -- an inhalation YH and an exhalation WH.

    William Grassie: Celebrate A Spiritual, Not Religious Thanksgiving


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