Synonyms of paper


1. paper, material, stuff

usage: a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses

2. composition, paper, report, theme, essay

usage: an essay (especially one written as an assignment); "he got an A on his composition"

3. newspaper, paper, press, public press

usage: a daily or weekly publication on folded sheets; contains news and articles and advertisements; "he read his newspaper at breakfast"

4. paper, medium

usage: a medium for written communication; "the notion of an office running without paper is absurd"

5. paper, article

usage: a scholarly article describing the results of observations or stating hypotheses; "he has written many scientific papers"

6. newspaper, paper, newspaper publisher, publisher, publishing house, publishing firm, publishing company

usage: a business firm that publishes newspapers; "Murdoch owns many newspapers"

7. newspaper, paper, product, production

usage: the physical object that is the product of a newspaper publisher; "when it began to rain he covered his head with a newspaper"


1. paper, cover

usage: cover with paper; "paper the box"

2. wallpaper, paper, cover

usage: cover with wallpaper

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Definition and meaning of paper (Dictionary)