"papers" in the noun sense
a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
2. composition, paper, report, theme
an essay (especially one written as an assignment
"he got an A on his composition"
3. newspaper, paper
a daily or weekly publication on folded sheets contains news and articles and advertisements
"he read his newspaper at breakfast"
a medium for written communication
"the notion of an office running without paper is absurd"
a scholarly article describing the results of observations or stating hypotheses
"he has written many scientific papers"
6. newspaper, paper, newspaper publisher
a business firm that publishes newspapers
"Murdoch owns many newspapers"
7. newspaper, paper
the physical object that is the product of a newspaper publisher
"when it began to rain he covered his head with a newspaper"
"papers" in the verb sense
cover with paper
"paper the box"
2. wallpaper, paper
cover with wallpaper
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