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...
- 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 Concerning Human Understanding is a work by John Locke concerning the foundation of human knowledge and understanding. It first appeared in 1689...
- 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')...
- photographic essay or photo-essay for short is a form of visual storytelling, a way to present a narrative through a series of images. A great photo essay is powerful...
- 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 essay is a short piece of writing. Essay may also refer to: Essay (numismatics), a prototype of a proposed coin Essay (philately), a prototype of a...
- Nature is an essay written by Ralph Waldo Emerson, published by James Munroe and Company in 1836. In the essay Emerson put forth the foundation of transcendentalism...
- A video essay is a piece of video content that, much like a written essay, advances an argument. Video essays take advantage of the structure and language...
- The book An Essay on the Principle of Po****tion was first published anonymously in 1798, but the author was soon identified as Thomas Robert Malthus...