- to trace or form (characters, letters, words, etc.) on the surface of some material, as with a pen, pencil, or other instrument or means; inscribe.
- to express or communicate in writing; give a written account of. to produce as author or composer.
compose, pen, author, draft, create
destroy, ignore, keep, read, ruin, stop
Prefix: mis-, re-, un-
Suffix: -able, -ten, -ing
wrote \ˈrōt\; written \ˈri-tᵊn\ writ \ˈrit\ or writing \ˈrī-tiŋ\
rewrites, overwrites, typewriter, songwriter, songwriters, typewriters, scriptwriter, speechwriter, scriptwriters, speechwriters, ghostwriter, ghostwriters, rewriter, rewriters, screenwriter, screenwriters, sportswriter, sportswriters, newswriter, copywriter, copywriters, teletypewriter, teletypewriters, underwrites, underwriters, underwriter, cowriter, storywriter
Origin and Etymology:
before 900; Middle English writen, Old English wrītan; cognate with Old Saxon wrītan to cut, write, German reissen to tear, draw, Old Norse rīta to score, write.