Definition of Essay. Meaning of Essay. Synonyms of Essay

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Definition of Essay

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Essayer
Essayer Es*say"er, n. One who essays. --Addison.
Essayist
Essayist Es"say*ist (?; 277), n. A writer of an essay, or of essays. --B. Jonson.
To exibit an essay
Exhibit Ex*hib"it, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Exhibited; p. pr. & vb. n. Exhibiting.] [L. exhibitus, p. p. of exhibere to hold forth, to tender, exhibit; ex out + habere to have or hold. See Habit.] 1. To hold forth or present to view; to produce publicly, for inspection; to show, especially in order to attract notice to what is interesting; to display; as, to exhibit commodities in a warehouse, a picture in a gallery. Exhibiting a miserable example of the weakness of mind and body. --Pope. 2. (Law) To submit, as a document, to a court or officer, in course of proceedings; also, to present or offer officially or in legal form; to bring, as a charge. He suffered his attorney-general to exhibit a charge of high treason against the earl. --Clarendon. 3. (Med.) To administer as a remedy; as, to exhibit calomel. To exhibit a foundation or prize, to hold it forth or to tender it as a bounty to candidates. To exibit an essay, to declaim or otherwise present it in public. [Obs.]

Meaning of Essay from wikipedia

- An essay is, generally, a piece of writing that gives the author's own argument, but the definition is vague, overlapping with those of a letter, a paper...
- A photo-essay is a set or series of photographs. Photo essays range from simply photographic works to photographs with captions or small comments to full...
- it is also known as a hamburger essay, one three one, or a three-tier essay. The five-paragraph essay is a form of essay having five paragraphs: one introductory...
- An admissions or application essay, sometimes also called a personal statement or a statement of purpose, is an essay or other written statement written...
- An Essay on Man is a poem published by Alexander Pope in 1733–1734. It was dedicated to Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke, (pronounced 'Bull-en-brook')...
- An Essay Concerning Human Understanding is a work by John Locke concerning the foundation of human knowledge and understanding. It first appeared in 1689...
- Lyric Essay is a literary hybrid that combines elements of poetry, essay, and memoir. The lyric essay is a relatively new form of creative nonfiction...
- Nature is an essay written by Ralph Waldo Emerson, and published by James Munroe and Company in 1836. In the essay Emerson put forth the foundation of...
- An Essay on Criticism is one of the first major poems written by the English writer Alexander Pope (1688–1744), published in 1711. It is the source of...
- finish and as of 2019[update] costs US$49.50 (US$64.50 with the optional essay), excluding late fees, with additional processing fees if the SAT is taken...
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