Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun copy

4 senses of copy

Sense 1
transcript, copy -- (a reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record))
       => written record, written account -- (a written document preserving knowledge of facts or events)

Sense 2
copy -- (a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing; "she made a copy of the designer dress"; "the clone was a copy of its ancestor")
       => representation -- (a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something)

Sense 3
copy, written matter -- (matter to be printed; exclusive of graphical materials)
       => text, textual matter -- (the words of something written; "there were more than a thousand words of text"; "they handed out the printed text of the mayor's speech"; "he wants to reconstruct the original text")

Sense 4
copy -- (material suitable for a journalistic account; "catastrophes make good copy")
       => material -- (information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form; "the archives provided rich material for a definitive biography")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb copy

4 senses of copy

Sense 1
copy -- (copy down as is; "The students were made to copy the alphabet over and over")
       => write -- (mark or trace on a surface; "The artist wrote Chinese characters on a big piece of white paper"; "Russian is written with the Cyrillic alphabet")

Sense 2
imitate, copy, simulate -- (reproduce someone's behavior or looks; "The mime imitated the passers-by"; "Children often copy their parents or older siblings")
       => reproduce -- (make a copy or equivalent of; "reproduce the painting")

Sense 3
replicate, copy -- (reproduce or make an exact copy of; "replicate the cell"; "copy the genetic information")
       => duplicate, reduplicate, double, repeat, replicate -- (make or do or perform again; "He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick")

Sense 4
copy, re-create -- (make a replica of; "copy that drawing"; "re-create a picture by Rembrandt")
       => make, create -- (make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor")

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