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

1 sense of papers

Sense 1
document, written document, papers -- (writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature))
       => writing, written material, piece of writing -- (the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect); "the writing in her novels is excellent"; "that editorial was a fine piece of writing")

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

7 senses of paper

Sense 1
paper -- (a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses)
       => material, stuff -- (the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread")

Sense 2
composition, paper, report, theme -- (an essay (especially one written as an assignment); "he got an A on his composition")
       => essay -- (an analytic or interpretive literary composition)

Sense 3
newspaper, paper -- (a daily or weekly publication on folded sheets; contains news and articles and advertisements; "he read his newspaper at breakfast")
       => press, public press -- (the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines)

Sense 4
paper -- (a medium for written communication; "the notion of an office running without paper is absurd")
       => medium -- (a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information)

Sense 5
paper -- (a scholarly article describing the results of observations or stating hypotheses; "he has written many scientific papers")
       => article -- (nonfictional prose forming an independent part of a publication)

Sense 6
newspaper, paper, newspaper publisher -- (a business firm that publishes newspapers; "Murdoch owns many newspapers")
       => publisher, publishing house, publishing firm, publishing company -- (a firm in the publishing business)

Sense 7
newspaper, paper -- (the physical object that is the product of a newspaper publisher; "when it began to rain he covered his head with a newspaper")
       => product, production -- (an artifact that has been created by someone or some process; "they improve their product every year"; "they export most of their agricultural production")

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

2 senses of paper

Sense 1
paper -- (cover with paper; "paper the box")
       => cover -- (provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers")

Sense 2
wallpaper, paper -- (cover with wallpaper)
       => cover -- (provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers")

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