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 for Wrote
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Write \Write\, v. t. [imp. Wrote; p. p. Written; Archaic
     imp. & p. p. Writ; p. pr. & vb. n. Writing.] [OE. writen,
     AS. wr[imac]tan; originally, to scratch, to score; akin to
     OS. wr[imac]tan to write, to tear, to wound, D. rijten to
     tear, to rend, G. reissen, OHG. r[imac]zan, Icel. r[imac]ta
     to write, Goth. writs a stroke, dash, letter. Cf. Race
     tribe, lineage.]
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     1. To set down, as legible characters; to form the conveyance
        of meaning; to inscribe on any material by a suitable
        instrument; as, to write the characters called letters; to
        write figures.
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     2. To set down for reading; to express in legible or
        intelligible characters; to inscribe; as, to write a deed;
        to write a bill of divorcement; hence, specifically, to
        set down in an epistle; to communicate by letter.
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              Last night she enjoined me to write some lines to
              one she loves.                        --Shak.
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              I chose to write the thing I durst not speak
              To her I loved.                       --Prior.
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     3. Hence, to compose or produce, as an author.
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              I purpose to write the history of England from the
              accession of King James the Second down to a time
              within the memory of men still living. --Macaulay.
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     4. To impress durably; to imprint; to engrave; as, truth
        written on the heart.
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     5. To make known by writing; to record; to prove by one's own
        written testimony; -- often used reflexively.
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              He who writes himself by his own inscription is like
              an ill painter, who, by writing on a shapeless
              picture which he hath drawn, is fain to tell
              passengers what shape it is, which else no man could
              imagine.                              --Milton.
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     To write to, to communicate by a written document to.
     Written laws, laws deriving their force from express
        legislative enactment, as contradistinguished from
        unwritten, or common, law. See the Note under Law, and
        Common law, under Common, a.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Wrote \Wrote\, v. i. [OE. wroten. See 1st Root.]
     To root with the snout. See 1st Root. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Wrote \Wrote\,
     imp. & archaic p. p. of Write.
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