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Definitions of copy

  1. To imitate or endeavour to be like. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To reproduce; imitate. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. To transcribe; reproduce. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. To imitate; transcribe. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. To imitate. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. copy down as is; "The students were made to copy the alphabet over and over" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. To write, print, paint, &c., from an original or pattern; to imitate; to follow in habits or manners; to try to be like; to act in imitation of. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  8. a secondary representation of an original; "she made a copy of the designer dress" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. matter to be printed; exclusive of graphical materials Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. a reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. material suitable for a journalistic account; "catastrophes make good copy" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. An abundance or plenty of anything. Newage Dictionary DB
  13. An imitation, transcript, or reproduction of an original work; as, a copy of a letter, an engraving, a painting, or a statue. Newage Dictionary DB
  14. An individual book, or a single set of books containing the works of an author; as, a copy of the Bible; a copy of the works of Addison. Newage Dictionary DB
  15. That which is to be imitated, transcribed, or reproduced; a pattern, model, or example; as, his virtues are an excellent copy for imitation. Newage Dictionary DB
  16. Manuscript or printed matter to be set up in type; as, the printers are calling for more copy. Newage Dictionary DB
  17. A writing paper of a particular size. Same as Bastard. See under Paper. Newage Dictionary DB
  18. Copyhold; tenure; lease. Newage Dictionary DB
  19. To make a copy or copies of; to write; print, engrave, or paint after an original; to duplicate; to reproduce; to transcribe; as, to copy a manuscript, inscription, design, painting, etc.; -- often with out, sometimes with off. Newage Dictionary DB
  20. To imitate; to attempt to resemble, as in manners or course of life. Newage Dictionary DB
  21. To make a copy or copies; to imitate. Newage Dictionary DB
  22. To yield a duplicate or transcript; as, the letter did not copy well. Newage Dictionary DB
  23. For copyright purposes, the physical form in which an expression is reproduced and retained over time, no matter how brief. Copies include such things as photocopies, computer disks and tape recordings. The exclusive right to prepare copies of an original work is one of the primary rights protected by a copyright.
  24. An imitation; a duplicate; a writing exercise; a pattern given for imitation; manuscript to be set up in type. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  25. One of a number, esp. of books: an imitation from an original pattern: that which is imitated: an original work: manuscript for printing. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  26. One of a number. esp. of books; a pattern; imitation; manuscript for printing. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  27. A reproduction; imitation; duplicate; one of an edition or issue. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  28. A pattern for imitation, as manuscript to be set up in type. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  29. An imitation; a likeness of a thing; a pattern or example for imitation. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for copy

  1. You kept a copy – Empire Builders by Francis Lynde
  2. There is copy in him. – Mysterious Mr. Sabin by E. Phillips Oppenheim
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