write

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 /raɪt/

For the verb: "to write"

Simple Past: wrote
Past Participle: written

WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2015:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
write [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (communicate in writing)scrivere vtr
 I'm going to write a letter to my friend.
 Scriverò una lettera al mio amico.
write viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (form letters)scrivere vi
 Rachel is learning to write.
 Rachel sta imparando a scrivere.
 
Additional Translations
write viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (to write professionally)fare lo scrittore vtr
 Brian has always wanted to write.
 Brian ha sempre voluto fare lo scrittore.
write viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (to write letters)scrivere vi
 I never have time to write.
 Non ho mai tempo per scrivere.
write viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (to express thoughts in writing)scrivere vi
 When I want to get things clear in my head, I write.
 Quando voglio chiarirmi le cose che ho in mente, scrivo.
write [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (form letters, inscribe)scrivere vtr
 George can write his name already.
 George sa già scrivere il suo nome.
write [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (to author)scrivere vtr
 Elizabeth wants to write a book.
 Elizabeth vuole scrivere un libro.
write [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (to compose music) (musica)comporre vtr
 Andrew is writing a symphony.
 Andrew sta componendo una sinfonia.
write [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (computers: record) (informatica)scrivere, salvare, registrare vtr
 The computer is writing the information to the drive.
 Il computer sta scrivendo i dati sul disco.
write [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (record in writing)scrivere vtr
  (formale)redigere vtr
 She wrote a report of the incident.
  Segnala un errore

WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2015:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
nothing to write home about exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." figurative, informalniente di che nm
  niente di speciale nm
 I enjoyed his last film, but this new one is nothing to write home about.
re-write nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (revised draft of a manuscript)riscrivere vtr
tax write-off (tax)voce deducibile
write a letter v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (compose handwritten correspondence)scrivere una lettera vtr
 Nowadays people are more inclined to email rather than write a letter.
write about [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (write on the subject of)scrivere su, scrivere sul tema di, scrivere di vi
 Many authors write about war.
write back vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (send a written or typed reply) (per iscritto)rispondere vi
  rispondere per iscritto vi
  (in risposta)scrivere vi
 Please write back soon. Please write back as soon as you can.
 Per favore rispondimi presto.
 Per favore rispondimi per iscritto al più presto.
write back to [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (reply to [sb]'s letter in writing) (per iscritto)rispondere a qlcn vi
  (in risposta)scrivere a qlcn vi
write chronicles v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (compose written account of [sth])scrivere cronache vtr
write [sth] down,
write down [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(transcribe, put in writing)prendere nota, annotare, scrivere vtr
 That was a great idea! Let's find some paper and write it down. You should write the phone number down before you forget it.
 Che idea fantastica! Prendiamo un foglio e prendiamone nota. Dovresti annotarti il numero prima di dimenticartelo.
write each other vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."  (corrispondenza)scriversi v rif
write [sth] in,
write in [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(inscribe [sth] inside) (a uno scritto)aggiungere vtr
write [sth] off vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (record as total loss)-
Nota: A hyphen is used when the term is a noun.
 We're going to have to write off the warehouse that burnt down.
write [sb] off vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." informal, figurative (consider a failure)considerare spacciato, considerare senza speranza vtr
 Even though he did so poorly on the exam, I wasn't going to write him off completely.
 Anche se aveva fatto malissimo all'esame, non lo consideravo spacciato.
write [sth] off vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." UK, informal (car, vehicle: completely wreck)sfasciare, distruggere vtr
  ridurre a rottame vtr
write [sth] off,
write off [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
informal, figurative (discount, dismiss)trascurare, non considerare vtr
 We can certainly write off his opinion: he never knows what he's talking about!
 Sicuramente possiamo trascurare la sua opinione: lui non sa mai niente di quello che dice!
write off vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (send, apply)traduzione non disponibile
write on [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (inscribe [sth] on)scrivere su vi
 He broke his leg and we wrote on his cast to wish him a speedy recovery.
write [sth] out vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (transcribe in full)trascrivere vtr
 I signed my name and wrote it out in block capitals underneath.
 Ho firmato con il mio nome e l'ho trascritto sotto a lettere maiuscole.
write back to [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." US (reply to [sb]'s letter in writing) (per iscritto)rispondere a qlcn vi
  (in risposta)scrivere a qlcn vi
write [sb] off vtr phrasal informal (consider [sb] a lost cause)dimenticare, considerare spacciato, considerare senza speranza vtr
 The pundits had written her off, but she went on to win the election.
Write soon interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal, written (I hope you will write to me soon)scrivi presto, scrivi
write to scrivere a
write [sth] up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (write out in full)scrivere vtr
Nota: A hyphen is used when the term is a noun.
 Please write up your notes from the classroom observation.
 Scrivete i vostri appunti sull'esperimento in classe.
write [sth] up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (write a critique of)traduzione non disponibile
write [sb] up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." US (record misbehaviour)scrivere una nota di biasimo, scrivere una nota vtr
 One more infraction and I will have to write you up.
 Un'altra infrazione e dovrò scriverti una nota.
write-down relativo al prendere nota
a write-off nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal ([sth]: cannot be salvaged) (informale, figurato)rottame nm
  (informale, figurato)da buttare, da buttare via
write-up nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (written review)commento, articolo di commento nm
  recensione nf
  Segnala un errore
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