Meaning of COPY in English


noun copyhold; tenure; lease.

2. copy ·noun an abundance or plenty of anything.

3. copy ·vi to make a copy or copies; to imitate.

4. copy ·vi to yield a duplicate or transcript; as, the letter did not copy well.

5. copy ·noun to imitate; to attempt to resemble, as in manners or course of life.

6. copy ·noun manuscript or printed matter to be set up in type; as, the printers are calling for more copy.

7. copy ·noun a writing paper of a particular size. ·same·as bastard. ·see under paper.

8. copy ·noun an imitation, transcript, or reproduction of an original work; as, a copy of a letter, an engraving, a painting, or a statue.

9. copy ·noun an individual book, or a single set of books containing the works of an author; as, a copy of the bible; a copy of the works of addison.

10. copy ·noun that which is to be imitated, transcribed, or reproduced; a pattern, model, or example; as, his virtues are an excellent copy for imitation.

11. copy ·noun to make a copy or copies of; to write; print, engrave, or paint after an original; to duplicate; to reproduce; to transcribe; as, to copy a manuscript, inscription, design, painting, ·etc.;

— often with out, sometimes with off.

Webster English vocab.      Английский словарь Webster.