Definition of write something up in English:

write something up

1Write a full or formal account of something: I was too tired to write up my notes
More example sentences
  • If you see a major or even minor local event, write it up and send your account, along with any pictures you capture on your mobile phone or digital camera.
  • The journalist in The Chronicle wrote them up today and reported on inconsistency over several visits.
  • Stacey also argues that, when the research is written up, it is the feminist ethnographer's interpretations and judgements that come through and that have authority.
1.1Make entries to bring a diary or similar record up to date: he wrote up a work journal which has never been published
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  • His recollections were written up in a diary which has been kept by his daughter Mary.
  • And what I did was collect the stories during the daytime and I wrote them up on the lap-top in the evening.
  • Field notes from home visits were written up after leaving the site.
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