write out


write out
1) PHRASAL VERB When you write out something fairly long such as a report or a list, you write it on paper.

[V P n (not pron)] We had to write out a list of ten jobs we'd like to do...

[V n P] If there's a particularly good recipe, write it out on decorative paper and take photocopies to sell.

2) PHRASAL VERB If a character in a drama series is written out, he or she is taken out of the series.

[be V-ed P of n] When Angie was written out of `Eastenders' her character went to Spain to open a bar...

[V n P of n] Maybe soon the scriptwriters will have to write her out of the series. [Also V n P]

3) see write 6)

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • write out — /ˌraɪt aυt/ verb to write something in full ● She wrote out the minutes of the meeting from her notes. ♦ to write out a cheque to write the words and figures on a cheque and then sign it …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • write out — verb To write in full length or expanded form. Dont use abbreviations, write out words! …   Wiktionary

  • Write Out — A dual trade transaction enacted by a specialist in an individual stock issue. The first trade in a write out will be between the specialist and a floor trader, using the specialist s own inventory of stock, which is sold to the trader. The… …   Investment dictionary

  • write out — phr verb Write out is used with these nouns as the object: ↑cheque, ↑prescription, ↑receipt …   Collocations dictionary

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  • write out — transitive verb Date: 15th century to write especially in a full and complete form …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • write out — put on paper with the use of a pencil or pen; copy out …   English contemporary dictionary

  • write out — The procedure used when a specialist makes a trade involving his own inventory, on one hand, and a floor broker s order, on the other. The broker must first complete the trade with the specialist, who then transacts a separate trade with the… …   Financial and business terms


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