letter

  基本词汇  
['letə(r)]     ['letər]    
  • n.信;字母
  • v.写下;印刷
  • n.租赁人
letterer lettered lettered lettering letters
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letter是什么意思,词典释义与在线翻译:

详尽释义

n.(名词)
  1. 文字
  2. 字母
  3. 学问
  4. 字面意义,法律的准确字面意义
  5. 证书,许可证
  6. 信,函件
  7. 文学
  8. 校运动队字母标志
  9. 【印】铅字,活字
  10. 出租人
v.(动词)
  1. 用字母写
  2. 在...上写字母,把字母印刷于
  3. 用字母标明(于清单等上)
  4. 领取到学校运动队布制字母标志
  5. 写下
  6. 标上字母分类
  7. 加标题
  8. 【美体】当上选手
  9. 用印刷体写
  10. 在校内体育运动方面取得优异成绩
  11. 印刷

双解释义

n.(名词)
  1. [C]信,函件 a written or printed message sent usually in an envelope
  2. [C]字母 one of the signs in writing or printing that represents a speech sound

行业释义

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letter : 字母, 文字 ...
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letter : 字母, 文字 ...
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letter : 字母 ...
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letter : 信函 ...
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letter : 字母, 文字 ...
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letter : 文字, 信函 ...
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英英释义

Noun:
  1. a written message addressed to a person or organization;

    "mailed an indignant letter to the editor"

  2. the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech;

    "his grandmother taught him his letters"

  3. owner who lets another person use something (housing usually) for hire

  4. a strictly literal interpretation (as distinct from the intention);

    "he followed instructions to the letter"
    "he obeyed the letter of the law"

  5. an award earned by participation in a school sport;

    "he won letters in three sports"

Verb:
  1. win an athletic letter

  2. set down or print with letters

  3. mark letters on or mark with letters

letter的用法和样例:

例句

用作名词 (n.)
  1. She balled the letter into a wad.
    她将信揉成一团。
  2. I acknowledged her letter at once.
    我马上告知收到了她的信。
  3. The kids are learning to trace the letter.
    孩子们学描字母。
  4. Anger is one letter away from danger.
    生气与危险仅相差一个字母。
用作动词 (v.)
  1. He wrote these words after he had lapped up his letter.
    他是把信折好以后才又写下了这些话的。
  2. While composing a letter on a computer you may interrupt the computer's rest with a short burst of key pounding and then let it return to idleness as you compose the next sentence.
    当你在计算机上写信时,随着敲击键盘产生的短脉冲会打断计算机的休息,接着当你写下一句话的时候,它会返回到无所事事的状态。
  3. I learned about serif and san serif typefaces, about varying the amount of space between different letter combinations, about what makes great typography great.
    我学习写带短截线和不带短截线的印刷字体,根据不同字母组合调整其间距,以及怎样把版式调整得好上加好。

常见句型

用作名词 (n.)
  1. The letter puzzled me.
    这封信使我迷惑不解。
  2. Your letter reached me this morning.
    我今天早上收到了你的信。
  3. The other letter which I opened and scanned rapidly was from John.
    我拆开并匆匆看过的另一封信是约翰写来的。
  4. The letter contained only three lines.
    这封信只有3行字。
  5. His letter left me feeling pretty bad.
    他的信使我感到相当难受。
  6. This letter needs answering.Can I leave it to you?
    这封信需要答复,这事交给你办好吗?
  7. The letter has been forwarded to him.
    那封信已经转交给他了。
  8. Her letter awoke his old memories.
    她的信唤起了他对昔日的回忆。
  9. I forgot to write the letter.
    我忘记了写那封信。
  10. I'll send a registered letter.
    我要寄封挂号信。
  11. The postman delivers letters.
    邮递员投递信件。
  12. She has already answered my letter.
    她已经回了我的信。
  13. Why haven't you got my letter?I sent it off last week.
    你为什么还没有收到我的信?我上星期就寄出去了。
  14. We tied this letter to a brick and threw it over the railing.
    我们把信系在砖上,然后抛过栏杆去。
  15. I learned from his letter that he was in Spain.
    从他来信中我得知,他在西班牙。
  16. I looked through the letter again but could find no sign of anxiety.
    我又仔仔细细地把信看了一遍,但没有发现有什么焦虑的迹象。
  17. I sent the teacher a letter.
    我给老师寄了一封信。
  18. Then he started to read us the letter.
    然后,他开始给我们念信。
  19. The postman left a letter for you.
    邮递员给你留下一封信。
  20. From his letter I surmised that he was unhappy.
    我从他的信中推测他并不快乐。
  21. He sent her two pieces of olives in letter.
    他在信中给她寄了两片橄榄叶。
  22. A part of the letter was left out.
    信的一部分被删掉了。
  23. The contents of the letter have been carefully noted.
    信的内容已被仔细记下。
  24. I had no reply to my letter.
    我没收到回信。
  25. How many letters are there in the word “Wednesday”?Wednesday
    这个词有几个字母?
  26. You've made a mistake;you've left the letter “S” out.
    你出了个错,把字母S漏掉了。
  27. Within two weeks' time, she learned how to pronounce the English letters.
    两星期内她学会了英语字母的发音。
  28. She is a woman of letters.
    她是个文学家。

常用短语

用作名词 (n.)
to the letter
  1. 严格地,不折不扣地 paying strict attention to every detail

    They always carry out an order to the letter. 他们总是严格执行命令。

    You must follow my instruction to the letter. 你必须严格按照我的指示行事。

词汇搭配

用作名词 (n.)
动词+~ 形容词+~ 名词+~ ~+名词 介词+~ ~+介词

经典引文

  • SILENCE, in letters nine inches high and four inches across.

    出自:R. Hoggart
  • A careless letter-go Of money.

    出自:Jonson
  • The letters of rooms are the most exacting in places crowded with the poor.

    出自:H. Mayhew
  • He drove an old blue Chevy truck with his name and phone number lettered on the door.

    出自:J. Gardner

letter的详细讲解:

词语用法

n.(名词)
  1. letter的基本意思是“信,函件”,主要指私人之间的往来信件,也可指英文中的26个“字母”。在古旧用法或文学用语中,其复数常可表示“文学”或“文化修养”。
  2. to the letter的意思是“严格地,一丝不苟地”。
  3. letter偶尔也可用作及物动词,意为“以字母标记”。

词义辨析

n.(名词)
letter, alphabet
这两个词的区别是:前者是构成词的“字母”,指个体;后者是“字母表”,指构成一种语言的全部字母的总称。例如:
There are 26 letters in the English alphabet.英语字母表中有26个字母。
letter, epistle
这两个词都有“文件,函件”的意思,它们之间的差别是:letter指手写、打字或印刷的任何私信、商函或公函,是普通用语; epistle 指用高雅的文体所写成的用于教诲或劝告的长信,是书面用语。例如:
We will study the epistles of some famous writers next term.下学期我们将学习几位名作家的书信。
alphabet letter character script
这些名词均有“字母”之意。
  • alphabet:alphabet指整个字母系统或一种语言的字母表,不表单个字母。
  • letter:letter指单个的字母。
  • character:character通常指汉语的方块字,也指字符。
  • script:script指书写或印刷的字母。
letter note correspondence message
这些名词均有“信”之意。
  • letter:letter最普通用词,泛指一切形式的书信,尤指邮寄的信。
  • note:note指内容直截了当的短信或便条,正式或非正式均可。
  • correspondence:correspondence集合名词,指全部来往信件。
  • message:message指书信、口信、电报等。

常见错误

n.(名词)
  1. 中国字难学。

    Chinese letters are difficult to learn.

    Chinese characters are difficult to learn.

    letter指“字母”(即a, b, c等26个字母),汉语中的“汉字”要用character来表示。

  2. 请函告一些进一步的变化。

    Please inform me of any further changes by a letter.

    Please inform me of any further changes by letter.

    在by letter, by air mail, by telegram等短语中,名词前均不用冠词。

词源解说

  • ☆ 直接源自古法语的letrte,意为字,字母;最初源自拉丁语的littera,意为字母表的字母。

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