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tr.v. hand·wrote (-rōt′), hand·writ·ten (-rĭt′n), hand·writ·ing, hand·writes
To write by hand.

[Back-formation from handwritten.]
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vb (tr) , -writes, -writing, -wrote or -written
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) to write by hand rather than by typing or printing
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v.t. -wrote, -writ•ten, -writ•ing.
to write (something) by hand.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.handwrite - write by hand; "You should handwrite the note to your guests"
write - communicate or express by writing; "Please write to me every week"
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Handwrite on your computers, tablets, and smartphones.
Children use keyboards more and more so then why should we expect them to learn how to handwrite if they don't do it in their daily life, surely it's a waste of time and we should be teaching them how to touch type and code, not waste their time writing on paper?
A spokesman for Cambridge University was quoted as saying that their review of exam procedures was "prompted by students raising concerns that they rarely handwrite during their studies".
No matter what kind of handwriting you have, Google can help you find exactly what you're looking for - so here's to Handwrite in Hindi, we hope you have as much fun using it as we did creating it!"
With this advanced feature (available for $7.99 from the App Store), users can handwrite their notes with their finger or a stylus and convert to digital text with predictive words on the fly or as an entire text block or document at a later time.
Handwriting Dato and Handwrite Note Free, for example, are designed to store and catalog handwritten notes.
Success in learning to handwrite can build a child's self-esteem (Sassoon, 1990; Stewart, 1992), and foster feelings of emotional well-being and social functioning (Cornhill & Case Smith, 1996).