HyperDic: copy

English > 8 senses of the word copy:
NOUNcommunicationcopy, transcripta reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record)
artifactcopya thing made to be similar or identical to another thing
communicationcopy, written mattermatter to be printed
communicationcopymaterial suitable for a journalistic account
VERBcreationcopycopy down as is
creationcopy, imitate, simulatereproduce someone's behavior or looks
creationcopy, replicatereproduce or make an exact copy of
creationcopy, re-createmake a replica of
copy > pronunciation
Soundskaa'piy
Rhymesaromatherapy ... zippy: 84 rhymes with piy...
English > copy: 8 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record).
Synonymtranscript
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderwritten record, written accountA written document preserving knowledge of facts or events
Spanishcopia, transcripción
Catalancòpia, transcripció
Nounscopyistsomeone employed to make written copies of documents and manuscripts
Verbscopycopy down as is
English > copy: 8 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA thing made to be similar or identical to another thing.
Examples
  • "she made a copy of the designer dress"
  • "the clone was a copy of its ancestor"
Narroweranamorphosis, anamorphismA distorted projection or perspective
carbon, carbon copyA copy made with carbon paper
cast, castingobject formed by a mold
duplicate, duplicationA copy that corresponds to an original exactly
facsimile, autotypeAn exact copy or reproduction
imitationSomething copied or derived from an original
knockoff, cloneAn unauthorized copy or imitation
miniature, toyA copy that reproduces a person or thing in greatly reduced size
modificationslightly modified copy
photocopyA photographic copy of written or printed or graphic work
printA copy of a movie on film (especially a particular version of it)
quadruplicateAny four copies
replica, replication, reproductionCopy that is not the original
triplicateOne of three copies
xerox, xerox copyA copy made by a xerographic printer
BroaderrepresentationA creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something
Spanishcopia, imitación, réplica
Catalancòpia
Verbscopyreproduce someone's behavior or looks
copymake a replica of
English > copy: 8 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningMatter to be printed; exclusive of graphical materials.
Synonymwritten matter
Narrowerdump(computer science) a copy of the contents of a computer storage device
fair copyA clean copy of a corrected draft
fillerCopy to fill space between more important articles in the layout of a magazine or newspaper
Broadertext, textual matterThe words of something written
Spanishcopia
English > copy: 8 senses > noun 4, communication
Meaningmaterial suitable for a journalistic account.
Example"catastrophes make good copy"
BroadermaterialInformation (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form
Substance ofjournalism, news medianewspapers and magazines collectively
English > copy: 8 senses > verb 1, creation
MeaningCopy down as is.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The students were made to copy the alphabet over and over"
Narrowercopy outCopy very carefully and as accurately as possible
recopyCopy again
Broaderwritemark or trace on a surface
Spanishcopiar
Catalancopiar, imitar
Nounscopya reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record)
copyingan act of copying / copying / copying
copyistsomeone employed to make written copies of documents and manuscripts
English > copy: 8 senses > verb 2, creation
MeaningReproduce someone's behavior or looks.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "Children often copy their parents or older siblings"
Synonymsimitate, simulate
Narroweremulatestrive to equal or match, especially by imitating
follow, conform toBehave in accordance or in agreement with
mimic, mimeimitate (a person or manner) , especially for satirical effect
mockimitate with mockery and derision
model, patternplan / plan or create according to a model or models
take after, followimitate in behavior
take offmimic or imitate in an amusing or satirical manner
Broaderreproducemake a copy or equivalent of
Spanishaparentar, copiar, imitar, remedar
Catalanaparentar, copiar, imitar, simular
Nounscopya thing made to be similar or identical to another thing
copyingan act of copying / copying / copying
English > copy: 8 senses > verb 3, creation
MeaningReproduce or make an exact copy of.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "copy the genetic information"
Synonymreplicate
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
Broaderduplicate, reduplicate, double, repeat, replicatemake or do or perform again
English > copy: 8 senses > verb 4, creation
Meaningmake a replica of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"copy that drawing"
Synonymre-create
Narrowerback upmake a copy of (a computer file) especially for storage in another place as a security copy
clonemake multiple identical copies of
hectographCopy on a duplicator
imitatemake a reproduction or copy of
manifoldmake multiple copies of
mimeograph, mimeoPrint copies from (a prepared stencil) using a mimeograph
roneomake copies on a Roneograph
traceCopy by following the lines of the original drawing on a transparent / transparent sheet placed upon it
Broadermake, createmake or cause to be or to become
Spanishcopiar, recrear
Catalancopiar, recrear
Nounscopierapparatus that makes copies of typed, written or drawn material
copya thing made to be similar or identical to another thing
copyingan act of copying / copying / copying
copyistsomeone employed to make written copies of documents and manuscripts

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