paper

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paper is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
paper

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
paper

Plural
papers

A piece of paper
Some papers
  1. (uncountable) Paper is a material for writing and drawing on; made from wood pulp.
    A notebook is made from sheets of paper.
    She made a paper airplane.
  2. (countable) A paper is a newspaper.
    Is there anything interesting in today's paper?
  3. (uncountable) Paper is wallpaper.
    We've put up new paper in the dining room.
  4. (uncountable) Paper is wrapping paper.
    The parcel was wrapped in brown paper.
  5. (countable) A paper is a written document that reports scientific or academic research.
    He proved that in a paper.


Verb[change]

Plain form
paper

Third-person singular
papers

Past tense
papered

Past participle
papered

Present participle
papering

  1. To hang wallpaper.
    I shall paper the dining room tomorrow.