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Writing vs. Writings — What's the Difference?

Writing vs. Writings — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Writing and Writings

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Writing

Writing is a medium of human communication that involves the representation of a language with written symbols. Writing systems are not themselves human languages (with the debatable exception of computer languages); they are means of rendering a language into a form that can be reconstructed by other humans separated by time and/or space.

Writings

The act or process of producing and recording words in a form that can be read and understood
At first, most students find writing difficult.

Writing

The activity or skill of writing
Parents want schools to concentrate on reading, writing, and arithmetic

Writings

The occupation or style of someone who writes, especially for publication.

Writing

The activity or occupation of composing text for publication
She made a decent living from writing
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Writings

Written form
Put it in writing.

Writing

The act or process of producing and recording words in a form that can be read and understood
At first, most students find writing difficult.

Writings

Handwriting; penmanship
Writing that has many flourishes.

Writing

The occupation or style of someone who writes, especially for publication.

Writings

Meaningful letters or characters that constitute readable matter
Erased the writing on the blackboard.

Writing

Written form
Put it in writing.

Writings

A written work, especially a literary composition
Collected all the author's writings.

Writing

Handwriting; penmanship
Writing that has many flourishes.

Writings

Writings (used with a sing. or pl. verb) Bible The third of the three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures, composed of Psalms, Proverbs, Job, Song of Solomon, Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes, Esther, Daniel, Ezra, Nehemiah, and Chronicles. See Table at Bible.

Writing

Meaningful letters or characters that constitute readable matter
Erased the writing on the blackboard.

Writings

Plural of writing

Writing

A written work, especially a literary composition
Collected all the author's writings.

Writings

The third of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures

Writing

Writings (used with a sing. or pl. verb) Bible The third of the three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures, composed of Psalms, Proverbs, Job, Song of Solomon, Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes, Esther, Daniel, Ezra, Nehemiah, and Chronicles. See Table at Bible.

Writing

(uncountable) Graphism of symbols such as letters that express some meaning.

Writing

(countable) Something written, such as a document, article or book.

Writing

(uncountable) The process of representing a language with symbols or letters.

Writing

(countable) A work of an author.

Writing

(countable) The style of writing of a person.
I can't read your writing.

Writing

Intended for or used in writing.
A writing table

Writing

Inflection of write

Writing

The act or art of forming letters and characters on paper, wood, stone, or other material, for the purpose of recording the ideas which characters and words express, or of communicating them to others by visible signs.

Writing

Anything written or printed; anything expressed in characters or letters
And Pilate wrote a title . . . And the writing was, Jesus of Nazareth, the King of the Jews.

Writing

Handwriting; chirography.

Writing

The act of creating written works;
Writing was a form of therapy for him
It was a matter of disputed authorship

Writing

The work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect);
The writing in her novels is excellent
That editorial was a fine piece of writing

Writing

(usually plural) the collected work of an author;
The idea occurs with increasing frequency in Hemingway's writings

Writing

Letters or symbols written or imprinted on a surface to represent the sounds or words of a language;
He turned the paper over so the writing wouldn't show
The doctor's writing was illegible

Writing

The activity of putting something in written form;
She did the thinking while he did the writing

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