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ghost·write

 (gōst′rīt′)
v. ghost·wrote (-rōt′), ghost·writ·ten (-rĭt′n), ghost·writ·ing, ghost·writes
v.intr.
To work as a ghostwriter.
v.tr.
To write (a speech, for example) as a ghostwriter.

ghostwrite

(ˈɡəʊstˌraɪt)
vb, -writes, -writing, -wrote or -written
(Journalism & Publishing) to write (an autobiographical or other article) on behalf of a person who is then credited as author. Often shortened to: ghost
ˈghostˌwriter n

ghostwrite


Past participle: ghostwritten
Gerund: ghostwriting

Imperative
ghostwrite
ghostwrite
Present
I ghostwrite
you ghostwrite
he/she/it ghostwrites
we ghostwrite
you ghostwrite
they ghostwrite
Preterite
I ghostwrote
you ghostwrote
he/she/it ghostwrote
we ghostwrote
you ghostwrote
they ghostwrote
Present Continuous
I am ghostwriting
you are ghostwriting
he/she/it is ghostwriting
we are ghostwriting
you are ghostwriting
they are ghostwriting
Present Perfect
I have ghostwritten
you have ghostwritten
he/she/it has ghostwritten
we have ghostwritten
you have ghostwritten
they have ghostwritten
Past Continuous
I was ghostwriting
you were ghostwriting
he/she/it was ghostwriting
we were ghostwriting
you were ghostwriting
they were ghostwriting
Past Perfect
I had ghostwritten
you had ghostwritten
he/she/it had ghostwritten
we had ghostwritten
you had ghostwritten
they had ghostwritten
Future
I will ghostwrite
you will ghostwrite
he/she/it will ghostwrite
we will ghostwrite
you will ghostwrite
they will ghostwrite
Future Perfect
I will have ghostwritten
you will have ghostwritten
he/she/it will have ghostwritten
we will have ghostwritten
you will have ghostwritten
they will have ghostwritten
Future Continuous
I will be ghostwriting
you will be ghostwriting
he/she/it will be ghostwriting
we will be ghostwriting
you will be ghostwriting
they will be ghostwriting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been ghostwriting
you have been ghostwriting
he/she/it has been ghostwriting
we have been ghostwriting
you have been ghostwriting
they have been ghostwriting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been ghostwriting
you will have been ghostwriting
he/she/it will have been ghostwriting
we will have been ghostwriting
you will have been ghostwriting
they will have been ghostwriting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been ghostwriting
you had been ghostwriting
he/she/it had been ghostwriting
we had been ghostwriting
you had been ghostwriting
they had been ghostwriting
Conditional
I would ghostwrite
you would ghostwrite
he/she/it would ghostwrite
we would ghostwrite
you would ghostwrite
they would ghostwrite
Past Conditional
I would have ghostwritten
you would have ghostwritten
he/she/it would have ghostwritten
we would have ghostwritten
you would have ghostwritten
they would have ghostwritten
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.ghostwrite - write for someone else; "How many books have you ghostwritten so far?"
authorship, penning, writing, composition - the act of creating written works; "writing was a form of therapy for him"; "it was a matter of disputed authorship"
author - be the author of; "She authored this play"

ghostwrite

verb
To write for and credit authorship to another:
Informal: ghost.
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