Synonyms for letter

Synonyms for (noun) letter

Synonyms: letter, missive

Definition: a written message addressed to a person or organization

Usage: mailed an indignant letter to the editor

Similar words: document

Definition: anything serving as a representation of a person's thinking by means of symbolic marks

Similar words: text, textual matter

Definition: the words of something written

Usage: there were more than a thousand words of text; they handed out the printed text of the mayor's speech; he wants to reconstruct the original text

Synonyms: letter, varsity letter

Definition: an award earned by participation in a school sport

Usage: he won letters in three sports

Similar words: honor, honour, laurels, award, accolade

Definition: a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction

Usage: an award for bravery

Synonyms: alphabetic character, letter, letter of the alphabet

Definition: the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech

Usage: his grandmother taught him his letters

Similar words: grapheme, graphic symbol, character

Definition: a written symbol that is used to represent speech

Usage: the Greek alphabet has 24 characters

Synonyms: letter

Definition: a strictly literal interpretation (as distinct from the intention)

Usage: he followed instructions to the letter; he obeyed the letter of the law

Similar words: literal interpretation

Definition: an interpretation based on the exact wording

Synonyms: letter

Definition: owner who lets another person use something (housing usually) for hire

Similar words: owner, proprietor

Definition: (law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business

Usage: he is the owner of a chain of restaurants

Synonyms for (verb) letter

Synonyms: letter

Definition: mark letters on or mark with letters

Similar words: write

Definition: mark or trace on a surface

Usage: The artist wrote Chinese characters on a big piece of white paper; Russian is written with the Cyrillic alphabet

Synonyms: letter

Definition: set down or print with letters

Similar words: print, impress

Definition: reproduce by printing

Synonyms: letter

Definition: win an athletic letter

Similar words: earn, garner

Definition: acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions

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