• photostat; duplicate
• duplicate; imitate
• a copy is something that has been made to look exactly the same as something else.
• if you copy something that has already been written, you write down exactly the same thing.
• if you copy a person's style of dress, behaviour, or ideas, you try to be like them.
• a copy is one book, newspaper, or record of which there are many others exactly the same.
• if you copy down what someone says or writes, you write it down yourself.
• if you copy out a long piece of writing, you write it all down.
copy and paste
• duplicate something and attach the copy in another place; feature in most operating systems that enables a user to save something temporarily and insert it somewhere else (computers)
• editing desk (at a newspaper)
• one who edits and headlines a newspaper; one who prepares copy for printing
• protection against copying (usually about software)
• copy of a play which is used by an actor
• verified edition, copy whose authenticity has been substantiated
• edition identical to the original; official edition, definitive copy
• a back copy of a magazine or newspaper is not the most recent edition, but one that was published some time ago.
blind copy• copy of a document or letter given to a third party without the primary receiver's knowledge, copy of a document or letter given to a third party the original of which bears no proof th ...