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

4 senses of printing

Sense 1
printing -- (text handwritten in the style of printed matter)
       => writing -- (letters or symbols that are written or imprinted on a surface to represent the sounds or words of a language; "he turned the paper over so the writing wouldn't show"; "the doctor's writing was illegible")

Sense 2
printing -- (the business of producing printed material for sale or distribution)
       => commercial enterprise, business enterprise, business -- (the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects; "computers are now widely used in business")

Sense 3
printing, printing process -- (reproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication)
       => writing -- (letters or symbols that are written or imprinted on a surface to represent the sounds or words of a language; "he turned the paper over so the writing wouldn't show"; "the doctor's writing was illegible")

Sense 4
impression, printing -- (all the copies of a work printed at one time; "they ran off an initial printing of 2000 copies")
       => publication -- (a copy of a printed work offered for distribution)

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

4 senses of print

Sense 1
print, publish -- (put into print; "The newspaper published the news of the royal couple's divorce"; "These news should not be printed")
       => produce, make, create -- (create or manufacture a man-made product; "We produce more cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys for two centuries")

Sense 2
print -- (write as if with print; not cursive)
       => 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 3
print -- (make into a print; "print the negative")
       => reproduce -- (make a copy or equivalent of; "reproduce the painting")

Sense 4
print, impress -- (reproduce by printing)
       => 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")

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