copy

  • 21 copy — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 document/work of art ADJECTIVE ▪ accurate, faithful, good ▪ cheap, crude, poor ▪ It was not the original painting, but a crude copy …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 22 copy — n. reproduction 1) to make, run off a copy 2) to Xerox (T) a copy 3) to print copypies (the publisher decided to print ten thousand copypies of the book) 4) to inscribe a copy (the author inscribed a copy of her book for him) 5) (a) clean, fair… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 23 copy — [[t]kɒ̱pi[/t]] ♦♦ copies, copying, copied 1) N COUNT: usu N of n If you make a copy of something, you produce something that looks like the original thing. The reporter apparently obtained a copy of Steve s resignation letter... Always keep a… …

    English dictionary

  • 24 copy*/*/*/ — [ˈkɒpi] noun [C] I 1) something that is exactly like something else This is not the original painting – it s a copy.[/ex] Please send a copy of your birth certificate.[/ex] I made copies of the report.[/ex] 2) a single newspaper, book, CD etc… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 25 copy — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Reproduction Nouns 1. copy, facsimile, counterpart, effigy, form, semblance, cast[ing], ecotype, fake; imitation; model, study, portrait (see representation); tracing; duplicate; photocopy, instant copy …

    English dictionary for students

  • 26 copy — 1 noun 1 (C) something that is made to be exactly like another thing: I haven t got the original letter, but I have got a copy. (+ of): Please send a copy of your marriage certificate. | make a copy: I made a copy of the ad and sent it to my… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 27 copy — I. noun (plural copies) Etymology: Middle English copie, from Anglo French, from Medieval Latin copia, from Latin, abundance more at copious Date: 14th century 1. an imitation, transcript, or reproduction of an original work (as a letter, a… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 28 Copy — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Result of imitation. < N PARAG:Copy >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 copy copy facsimile xerox counterpart effigies effigy form likeness image picture photo similitude semblance …

    English dictionary for students

  • 29 copy — /kop ee/, n., pl. copies, for 1, 2, 7, 9, v., copied, copying. n. 1. an imitation, reproduction, or transcript of an original: a copy of a famous painting. 2. one of the various examples or specimens of the same book, engraving, or the like. 3.… …

    Universalium

  • 30 copy — n. & v. n. (pl. ies) 1 a thing made to imitate or be identical to another. 2 a single specimen of a publication or issue (ordered twenty copies). 3 a matter to be printed. b material for a newspaper or magazine article (scandals make good copy).… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 31 copy — 1. noun /kɒpiː/ a) The result of copying (confer original); an identical duplication. Please bring me the copies of those reports. b) An imitation, sometimes of inferior quality. That handbag is a copy. You can tell because the buckle is… …

    Wiktionary

  • 32 copy sb in — UK US copy sb in Phrasal Verb with copy({{}}/ˈkɒpi/ verb [T] ► COMMUNICATIONS to send someone a copy of an email you are sending to someone else: copy sb in on sth »Be sure to copy me in on all correspondence …

    Financial and business terms

  • 33 copy — cop•y [[t]ˈkɒp i[/t]] n. pl. cop•ies, for1, 2, 7, 9, v. cop•ied, cop•y•ing 1) an imitation, reproduction, or transcript of an original: a copy of a famous painting[/ex] 2) pri one of the various examples or specimens of the same book, engraving,… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 34 copy — /ˈkɒpi / (say kopee) noun (plural copies) 1. a transcript, reproduction, or imitation of an original. 2. that which is to be transcribed, reproduced, or imitated. 3. written, typed, or printed matter, or artwork, intended to be reproduced in… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 35 copy — I An abbreviation of copyright. II Noun: A reproduction of an original work. 18 Am Jur 2d Copyr § l: Anno; 23 ALR2d 337; a reproduction or transcript of a writing: secondary evidence of a written instrument. 29 Am J2d Ev § 486. See certified… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 36 copy — {{11}}copy (n.) early 14c., written account or record, from O.Fr. copie (13c.), from M.L. copia reproduction, transcript, from L. copia plenty, means (see COPIOUS (Cf. copious)). Sense extended 15c. to any specimen of writing (especially MS for a …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 37 copy in — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms copy in : present tense I/you/we/they copy in he/she/it copies in present participle copying in past tense copied in past participle copied in to send someone a copy of an email or letter that you are sending… …

    English dictionary

  • 38 copy to — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms copy to : present tense I/you/we/they copy to he/she/it copies to present participle copying to past tense copied to past participle copied to copy something to someone to send a copy of a message or letter to …

    English dictionary

  • 39 copy — A transcript, double, imitation, or reproduction of an original writing, painting, instrument, or the like. Under best evidence rule, a copy may not be introduced until original is accounted for. Certified copies are admissible under statutes in… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 40 copy — Synonyms and related words: Doppelganger, Photostat, Xerox, abstract, abstraction, act, act a part, act as, act like, act out, actual thing, adopt, affect, agent, altarpiece, alternate, alternative, analogy, ape, appear like, approach,… …

    Moby Thesaurus


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