Law. a formal order under seal, issued in the name of a sovereign, government, court, or other competent authority, enjoining the officer or other person to whom it is issued or addressed to do or refrain from some specified act. (in early English law) any formal document in letter form, under seal, and in the sovereign's name.
something written; a writing: sacred writ.
a simple past tense and past participle of write.
to trace or form (characters, letters, words, etc.) on the surface of some material, as with a pen, pencil, or other instrument or means; inscribe: Write your name on the board.
to express or communicate in writing; give a written account of.