The definition of a copy is an exact duplicate of someone or something.(noun)
An example of copy is a print from a digital photo.
Copy means to repeat something that someone else already did.(verb)
An example of to copy is a dancer watching a choreographer dance and then doing the same dance moves.
See copy in Webster's New World College Dictionary
noun pl. copies
Origin: ME copie, abundance, full transcript < OFr < ML copia, copious transcript < L copia, plenty: see copious
See copy in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. cop·ies
Origin: Middle English copie
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Medieval Latin cōpia, transcript
Origin: , from Latin, profusion; see op- in Indo-European roots.
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