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    copy - Dictionary definition and meaning for word copy

    Definition
    (noun) a reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record)
    Synonyms : transcript
    Definition
    (noun) a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing
    Example Sentence
    • she made a copy of the designer dress
    • the clone was a copy of its ancestor
    Definition
    (noun) matter to be printed; exclusive of graphical materials
    Synonyms : written matter
    Definition
    (noun) material suitable for a journalistic account
    Example Sentence
    • catastrophes make good copy
    Definition
    (verb) copy down as is
    Example Sentence
    • The students were made to copy the alphabet over and over
    Definition
    (verb) reproduce someone's behavior or looks
    Synonyms : imitate , simulate
    Example Sentence
    • The mime imitated the passers-by
    • Children often copy their parents or older siblings
    Definition
    (verb) reproduce or make an exact copy of
    Synonyms : replicate
    Example Sentence
    • replicate the cell
    • copy the genetic information
    Definition
    (verb) make a replica of
    Synonyms : re-create
    Example Sentence
    • copy that drawing
    • re-create a picture by Rembrandt
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