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verb (tr, adverb)
to put into writing or reproduce in full form in writing
to exhaust (oneself or one's creativity) by excessive writing
to remove (a character) from a television or radio series
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write out

1

Express in writing, especially in full form. For example, Write out your request on this form, or No abbreviations allowed; you have to write everything out. [Mid-1500s]

2

write oneself out. Exhaust one's energies or abilities by writing too much, as in He's been doing a novel a year for ages, but now he's written himself out. [Early 1800s]

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