- to write or set down on paper.
- to describe in writing.
Idioms about paper
- in written or printed form.
- in theory rather than in practice.
- existing only in a preliminary state; in a plan or design: The university building program is still only on paper.
Origin of paper
OTHER WORDS FROM paperpa·per·less, adjectivepa·per·like, adjectivere·pa·per, verb (used with object)un·pa·pered, adjective
Words nearby paper
How to use paper in a sentence
Depending on where you live, you might vote on a screen, a punchcard, or a piece of paper.
I began looking at Metrc, and I was very surprised to find that growers were writing down barcodes on paper.Canix aims to ease cannabis cultivators’ regulatory bookkeeping|Matt Burns|September 17, 2020|TechCrunch
They must acquire large volumes of specialized envelopes and paper.
When I co-authored that paper, I didn’t think that this could happen.A New Algorithm for Graph Crossings, Hiding in Plain Sight|Stephanie DeMarco|September 15, 2020|Quanta Magazine
His paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences the next year went further by showing that epigenetic changes are responsible for this training.‘Trained Immunity’ Offers Hope in Fight Against Coronavirus|Esther Landhuis|September 14, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Back when Sam went upstate, job searches required nothing more than a typewriter, some paper, and the classifieds.His First Day Out Of Jail After 40 Years: Adjusting To Life Outside|Justin Rohrlich|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“We would just as soon stay away from a group that will create controversy,” the Cubs general manager Sam Bernabe told the paper.
The reality TV mogul bared her butt—and everything else, too—for Paper Magazine in a spread that sent Twitter into a tizzy.
Fold the parchment paper with the dry ingredients in half and pour into the stand mixer.
Place the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt on parchment or wax paper.
Even as they gazed they saw its roof caught up, and whirled off as if it had been a scroll of paper.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
A small book, bound in full purple calf, lay half hidden in a nest of fine tissue paper on the dressing-table.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
Bits of paper blew aimlessly about, wafted by a little, feverish breeze, which rose in spasms and died away.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
The Spaniards since have substituted paper for the leaves of maize, in imitation of them.
"Buy something for your wife that-is-to-be," he said to his grand-nephew, as he handed him the folded paper.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
British Dictionary definitions for paper
- a set of written examination questions
- the student's answers
Derived forms of paperpaperer, noun
Word Origin for paper
Other Idioms and Phrases with paper
In addition to the idiom beginning with paper
- paper over
- on paper
- push paper
- walking papers