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To write information on a document

address

verb

to write the name and address of a particular person or organization on an envelope, parcel etc

annotate

verb

to put notes in a piece of writing in order to explain parts of it

backdate

verb

to write a date on a document or cheque that is earlier than the date when it was really written

caption

verb

to put a caption above or below a picture

complete

verb

to write information in the spaces on an official document. A more usual word is fill in

date

verb

to write the date on something

enshrine

verb

to officially record something such as an idea or principle in a document so that it cannot be ignored

enter

verb

to write something somewhere, for example in a book, on a form, or on a computer

fill in

to add information such as your name or address in the empty spaces on an official document

fill out

to add information such as your name or address in the empty spaces on an official document

head

verb

to put a title at the top of a piece of writing

insert

verb

to add something at a point in a document or series

make out

to write all the necessary information on a document such as a cheque

mark up

to correct or write notes or instructions on a piece of writing, especially before it is published

postdate

verb

to put a date on a cheque or document that is later than the actual date it was produced

predate

verb

to write a date on a document that is earlier than the real date, especially on a cheque or a contract

put down

to write someone’s name on a list, especially so that they can take part in something

put down for

to write someone’s name on a list so that they can take part in an activity or become a member of an institution or organization

put down for

to write on a list that someone agrees to give or take something

write out

to complete an official document by writing information on it

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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