AskDefine | Define papers

Dictionary Definition

papers n : writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature) [syn: document, written document]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. Plural of paper
  2. Official documents or identification, as a passport.
    He lost his papers while travelling and had a hard time getting home.

Extensive Definition

Paper is a thin, flat material produced by the compression of fibres.
Paper or Papers may also refer to:

Society and business



See aso

  • papier, disambiguation page, French word for paper
papers in German: Paper
papers in French: Papier (homonymie)
papers in Icelandic: Blað
papers in Japanese: ペーパー
papers in Portuguese: Paper

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Americanization, acculturation, admission, adoption, affiliation, ana, archives, assimilation, biographical material, biographical records, blank, chirograph, citizenship by naturalization, citizenship papers, culture shock, docket, document, dossier, file, form, government archives, government papers, historical documents, historical records, holograph, instrument, legal document, legal instrument, legal paper, life records, memorabilia, nationalization, naturalization, naturalized citizenship, official document, paper, parchment, parish rolls, personal file, presidential papers, public records, roll, scrip, script, scroll, writ, writing
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