1. [ noun ] a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
Related terms: material sheet card tissue wallpaper pad writing_paper cardboard parchment linen drawing_paper filter_paper roofing_paper ticker_tape rice_paper tracing_paper graph_paper flypaper blueprint_paper wrapping_paper chad litmus_paper greaseproof_paper manila carbon_paper confetti music_paper newspaper oilpaper cartridge_paper india_paper computer_paper art_paper paper_toweling papier-mache transfer_paper construction_paper wax_paper papyrus crepe blotting_paper waste_paper litmus_paper manifold paper_tape cellulose wallpaper
2. [ noun ] (writing,education) an essay (especially one written as an assignment)
Synonyms: report theme composition

"he got an A on his composition"

Related terms: essay writing_assignment incidental_music term_paper
3. [ noun ] (writing,news) a daily or weekly publication on folded sheets; contains news and articles and advertisements
Synonyms: newspaper

"he read his newspaper at breakfast"

Related terms: press school_newspaper gazette tabloid daily column headline news_item comic_strip sports_section news_article feature rotogravure
4. [ noun ] medium for written communication

"the notion of an office running without paper is absurd"

Related terms: medium page
5. [ noun ] (writing) a scholarly article describing the results of observations or stating hypotheses

"he has written many scientific papers"

Related terms: article
6. [ noun ] (writing,business) a business firm that publishes newspapers
Synonyms: newspaper newspaper_publisher

"Murdoch owns many newspapers"

Related terms: publisher
7. [ verb ] cover with paper

"paper the box"

Related terms: cover
8. [ adjective ] made of paper

"they wore paper hats at the party"

Related terms: insubstantial
9. [ verb ] cover with wallpaper
Synonyms: wallpaper
Related terms: cover wallpaper wallpaperer
10. [ noun ] (writing) a newspaper as a physical object
Synonyms: newspaper

: "when it began to rain he covered his head with a newspaper"

Related terms: product
Similar spelling:   pauper