1. Noun.  A sheet material used for writing on or printing on (or as a non-waterproof container), usually made by draining cellulose fibres from a suspension in water.
  2. Noun.  A newspaper or anything used as such (such as a newsletter or listing magazine).
  3. Noun.  (uncountable) Wallpaper.
  4. Noun.  (uncountable) Wrapping paper.
  5. Noun.  A written document, generally shorter than a book (''white paper'', ''term paper''), in particular one written for the Government.
  6. Noun.  A written document that reports scientific or academic research and is usually subjected to peer review before publication in a scientific journal or in the proceedings of a scientific or academic meeting (such as a conference, a workshop or a symposium).
  7. Noun.  (slang) money.
  8. Noun.  (New Zealand) A university course.
  9. Adjective.  Made of paper.
  10. Adjective.  Insubstantial.
  11. Verb.  (transitive) To apply paper to.
  12. Verb.  (transitive) To document; to memorialize.

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