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Verb
/ˈletər/,
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letters, plural;
  1. Inscribe letters or writing on
    • - her name was lettered in gold
  2. Classify with letters
    • - he numbered and lettered the paragraphs
  3. Be given a school or college initial as a mark of proficiency in sports
    • - juniors who lettered in soccer, basketball or softball
Noun
  1. A character representing one or more of the sounds used in speech; any of the symbols of an alphabet
    • - a capital letter
  2. A school or college initial as a mark of proficiency, esp. in sports
    • - I earned a varsity letter in tennis
    • - a letter jacket
  3. A written, typed, or printed communication, esp. one sent in an envelope by mail or messenger
    • - he sent a letter to Mrs. Falconer
  4. A legal or formal document of this kind

  5. The precise terms of a statement or requirement; the strict verbal interpretation
    • - we must be seen to keep the spirit of the law as well as the letter
  6. Literature
    • - the world of letters
  7. Scholarly knowledge; erudition

  8. A style of typeface


  1. a written message addressed to a person or organization; "mailed an indignant letter to the editor"
  2. win an athletic letter
  3. set down or print with letters
  4. the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech; "his grandmother taught him his letters"
  5. mark letters on or mark with letters
  6. owner who lets another person use something (housing usually) for hire
  7. A letter (also referred to as a bookstaff or bookstave) is an element in an alphabetic system of writing, such as the Greek alphabet and its descendants. Each letter in the written language is usually associated with one phoneme (sound) in the spoken form of the language.
  8. A letter is a written message from one party to another. The role of letters in communication has changed significantly since the 19th century. Historically, letters (in paper form) were the only reliable means of communication between two persons in different locations.
  9. Letter or US Letter is the most common paper size for office use in the United States and Canada. It is 8½ by 11 inches (exactly).
  10. A letterman, in U.S. sports, performing arts or academics, is a high school or college student who has met a specified level of participation or performance on a varsity athletic team, marching band, or in other performance school-sponsored activities.
  11. The Letter is a 1929 American drama film which was made in both silent and talking versions by Paramount Pictures. It was long considered to be a lost film until recently when it was found and restored.
  12. The Letter is a 1940 American film noir directed by William Wyler. The screenplay by Howard Koch is based on the 1927 play of the same name by W. Somerset Maugham, originally filmed in 1929.
  13. A symbol in an alphabet, bookstave; Literal meaning; A size of paper, 8½ in × 11 in (215.9 mm × 279. ...
  14. (Letters) (not to be confused with letters to the editor) are short descriptions of important current research findings which are usually fast-tracked for immediate publication because they are considered urgent.
  15. (Letters) The authority granted by the court to the personal representative to act on behalf of the estate of the decedent and refers to what has been known as
  16. (Letters) A standard Type used to describe letter columns. Indexing letter columns is considered to be optional by the GCD.
  17. (Letters) The first Greek letter of each Greek word that makes up the name of the fraternity or sorority are often displayed on clothing. For example, Chi Omega's letters are CW. Some organizations don't allow new members to wear letters (only the name spelled out), while others do.
  18. The greek letters of your sorority or fraternity name.
  19. (21 letters) Diego Cupolo on Flickr
  20. (LETTERS) Except for the last book, Revelation, the rest of the New Testament is made up of letters written by leaders in the early church to local churches and individuals. There are twenty-one letters. ...
  21. (LETTERS) With regard to real estate, a written instrument evidencing the authority (by court order) of an individual or entity to act on behalf of another. ...
  22. (Letters (non-illuminated)) A formed or fabricated three-dimensional letter. Non-illuminated letters create lower profile identification than illuminated or channel letters, but offer a wide variety of uses at an economical price.
  23. (Letters) (1721), Lise Gauvin used in Lettres d’une autre (1984; Letters from an Other) a Persian narrator who comments naively and honestly on Quebec society. ...
  24. (Letters) 1994. Mezzo-soprano, violin, clarinet, piano
  25. (Letters) Carpenter, Humphrey and Tolkien, Christopher (eds.) (1981). The Letters of J. R. R. Tolkien. London: George Allen & Unwin. ISBN 0-04-826005-3.