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au·to·graph

 (ô′tə-grăf′)
n.
1. A person's own signature, especially considered as a collector's item.
2.
a. A person's own handwriting.
b. A manuscript in the author's handwriting.
tr.v. au·to·graphed, au·to·graph·ing, au·to·graphs
1. To write one's name or signature on or in; sign: The actor autographed a picture of himself.
2. To write in one's own handwriting.
adj.
Written in the writer's own handwriting: an autograph letter.

[Late Latin autographum, from neuter of Latin autographus, written with one's own hand, from Greek autographos : auto-, auto- + graphein, to write; see -graph.]

au′to·graph′ic, au′to·graph′i·cal adj.
au′to·graph′i·cal·ly adv.

autograph

(ˈɔːtəˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf)
n
1.
a. a handwritten signature, esp that of a famous person
b. (as modifier): an autograph album.
2. a person's handwriting
3. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms)
a. a book, document, etc, handwritten by its author; original manuscript; holograph
b. (as modifier): an autograph letter.
vb (tr)
4. to write one's signature on or in; sign
5. to write with one's own hand
[C17: from Late Latin, from Greek autographos, from autos self + graphein to write]
autographic, ˌautoˈgraphical adj
ˌautoˈgraphically adv

au•to•graph

(ˈɔ təˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf)

n.
1. a person's signature, esp. a signature of a famous person for keeping as a memento.
2. something written in a person's own hand, as a manuscript or letter.
v.t.
3. to write one's name on or in; sign, esp. as a memento.
4. to write with one's own hand.
[1630–40; < Latin autographum, n. use of neuter of autographus written with one's own hand < Greek autógraphos. See auto-1, -graph]
au`to•graph′ic (-ˈgræf ɪk) adj.

autograph

- Comes from Greek, then Latin autographum, meaning "self-written"; it originally meant "author's own manuscript."
See also related terms for manuscript.

autograph


Past participle: autographed
Gerund: autographing

Imperative
autograph
autograph
Present
I autograph
you autograph
he/she/it autographs
we autograph
you autograph
they autograph
Preterite
I autographed
you autographed
he/she/it autographed
we autographed
you autographed
they autographed
Present Continuous
I am autographing
you are autographing
he/she/it is autographing
we are autographing
you are autographing
they are autographing
Present Perfect
I have autographed
you have autographed
he/she/it has autographed
we have autographed
you have autographed
they have autographed
Past Continuous
I was autographing
you were autographing
he/she/it was autographing
we were autographing
you were autographing
they were autographing
Past Perfect
I had autographed
you had autographed
he/she/it had autographed
we had autographed
you had autographed
they had autographed
Future
I will autograph
you will autograph
he/she/it will autograph
we will autograph
you will autograph
they will autograph
Future Perfect
I will have autographed
you will have autographed
he/she/it will have autographed
we will have autographed
you will have autographed
they will have autographed
Future Continuous
I will be autographing
you will be autographing
he/she/it will be autographing
we will be autographing
you will be autographing
they will be autographing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been autographing
you have been autographing
he/she/it has been autographing
we have been autographing
you have been autographing
they have been autographing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been autographing
you will have been autographing
he/she/it will have been autographing
we will have been autographing
you will have been autographing
they will have been autographing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been autographing
you had been autographing
he/she/it had been autographing
we had been autographing
you had been autographing
they had been autographing
Conditional
I would autograph
you would autograph
he/she/it would autograph
we would autograph
you would autograph
they would autograph
Past Conditional
I would have autographed
you would have autographed
he/she/it would have autographed
we would have autographed
you would have autographed
they would have autographed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.autograph - something written by one's own handautograph - something written by one's own hand
piece of writing, written material, writing - the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect); "the writing in her novels is excellent"; "that editorial was a fine piece of writing"
holograph, manuscript - handwritten book or document
2.autograph - a person's own signatureautograph - a person's own signature    
signature - your name written in your own handwriting
Verb1.autograph - mark with one's signatureautograph - mark with one's signature; "The author autographed his book"
sign - be engaged by a written agreement; "He signed to play the casino on Dec. 18"; "The soprano signed to sing the new opera"

autograph

noun signature, moniker (informal) He went backstage and asked for her autograph.

autograph

verb
To affix one's signature to:
Idioms: put one's John Hancock on, set one's hand to.
Translations
تَوْقِيعتَوقيع الشَّخْص بِيَدِهيُوقِّع بِخَط يَدِه
autogrampodepsat
autografsignatursignere
nimikirjoituskäsikirjoituskäsinkirjoitettu
autogram
autogramautogramot ad
árita meî nafnieiginhandarundirskrift
サイン
서명
autografasdalinti autografusduoti autografą
autogrāfsdot autogrāfu
autogram
avtogram
autograf
ลายเซ็น
bút tích

autograph

[ˈɔːtəgrɑːf]
A. N
1. (= signature) → autógrafo m
2. (= manuscript) → autógrafo m
B. VT (= sign) → firmar; [+ book, photo] → dedicar
C. CPD autograph album Nálbum m de autógrafos
autograph hunter Ncazador(a) m/f de autógrafos

autograph

[ˈɔːtəgrɑːf]
n (= signature) → autographe m
vtsigner, dédicacerautograph hunter nchasseur/euse m/f d'autographesauto-immune autoimmune [ˌɔːtəʊɪˈmjuːn] adj [disease, reaction] → auto-immun(e)

autograph

n (= signature)Autogramm nt; (= manuscript)Originalmanuskript nt
vtsignieren; he autographed my albumer hat mir ein Autogramm fürs Album gegeben

autograph

:
autograph album
nAutogrammalbum nt
autograph book
nAutogrammbuch nt
autograph copy

autograph

[ˈɔːtəˌgrɑːf]
1. nautografo
2. vtfirmare

autograph

(ˈoːtəgraːf) noun
a person's signature, especially as a souvenir. She collected autographs of film stars.
verb
to write one's name on (especially for a souvenir). The actor autographed her programme.

autograph

تَوْقِيع autogram autograf Autogramm αυτόγραφο autógrafo nimikirjoitus autographe autogram autografo サイン 서명 handtekening autograf autograf autógrafo автограф autograf ลายเซ็น imza bút tích 亲笔签名
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