Autograph definition

ôtə-grăf
A person's own signature or handwriting.
noun
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To write in one's own handwriting.
verb
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A thing written in one's own handwriting; original manuscript; holograph.
noun
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To write (something) with one's own hand.
verb
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Written in the writer's own handwriting.

An autograph letter.

adjective
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To autograph is defined as to sign your name on it.

An example of autograph is when a musician writes his name on a CD for a fan.

verb
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A manuscript in the author's handwriting.
noun
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To write one's name or signature on or in; sign.

The actor autographed a picture of himself.

verb
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A signature, handwritten inscription, etc., esp. that of a famous person which is valued as a memento.
noun
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To write one's signature on or in.
verb
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The definition of an autograph is the signature of a person written with his own hand, especially one written by someone well-known.

When an author signs her name in a book, then that is an example of an autograph.

noun
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A manuscript in the author’s handwriting.
noun
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Written in the author’s own handwriting.
adjective
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To sign, or write one’s name or signature on a book etc.
verb
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To write something in one's own handwriting.
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A person’s own handwriting, especially the signature of a famous or admired person.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
autograph
Plural:
autographs

Origin of autograph

  • Late Latin autographum from neuter of Latin autographus written with one's own hand from Greek autographos auto- auto- graphein to write –graph

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • auto- +‎ -graph. From Latin autographum, in turn from Ancient Greek αὐτόγραφον (autographon, “a writing in one’s own hand”).

    From Wiktionary