Definition of In writing

1. Adjective. Written or drawn or engraved. "Graphic symbols"

Exact synonyms: Graphic, Graphical
Similar to: Written

2. Adverb. As written or printed. "This is exactly what the composer had set down on paper"
Exact synonyms: On Paper

Definition of In writing

1. Adverb. via a written message, as opposed to verbally or via other means. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of In Writing

in vain
in view
in view of
in vino veritas
in virtue of
in vitro
in vitro fertilisation
in vivo
in vivo fertilization
in vogue(p)
in ways
in width(p)
in with a chance
in working order(p)
in writing (current term)
in writing(p)
in your birthday suit
in your dreams
in your face

Literary usage of In writing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1903)
"Afterwards Quackenbush applied to Sinclair in writing for the same ground. It coming to the knowledge of Quackenbush that the Inspector was about to assign ..."

2. The Montessori method: Scientific Pedagogy as Applied to Child Education in by Maria Montessori, Henry Wyman Holmes (1912)
"And all this is a purely mental task, while in writing, the child, under dictation, materially translates sounds into signs, and moves, a thing which is ..."

3. Commentaries on American Law by James Kent (1873)
"A deed is a writing, sealed and delivered, and, to be duly executed, must be written on paper or parchment. (6) (1) The Deed must be in Writing, and signed ..."

4. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"Such a waiver need not be in writing, as an oral declaration to that effect would be equally effectual, and it does not appear that any one of the internal ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... to attend to the consonante as to the vowels ; and perhaps the first thing to avoid in writing English song is the frequent recurrence of the sibilant. ..."

6. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1845)
"If a bill for specific performance states the agreement generally, with no representation, fixing it as in writing, or not, as that general averment may be ..."

7. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1911)
"Now, it is true, the Statute requires only some note, or memorandum, in writing, of the bargain; but I'consider it is settled, that this writing must show ..."

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