Synonyms of paper in English:

paper


See definition of paper

noun

1‘a sheet of paper’

SYNONYMS
writing paper, notepaper

2‘the story made the front page of the local paper’

SYNONYMS
newspaper
informal print, rag

3‘the paper was peeling off the walls’

SYNONYMS
wallpaper, wallcovering
British woodchip
Trademark Anaglypta, Lincrusta

4‘toffee papers’

SYNONYMS
wrapper, wrapping

5‘we had to sit a three-hour paper’

SYNONYMS
exam, examination, test

6‘he published a paper which proved to be a landmark in the evolution of macroeconomic ideas’

SYNONYMS
essay, article, composition, monograph, thesis, work, dissertation, treatise, study, report, analysis, tract, critique, exegesis, review, disquisition, discourse, piece of writing
North American theme

7papers‘the personal papers of major political figures’

SYNONYMS
documents, certificates, forms, letters, files, deeds, records, dossiers, diaries, archives, legal papers, paperwork, documentation
informal treeware
rare muniments, instruments, assignments

8papers‘two men stopped us and asked us for our papers’

SYNONYMS
identification papers, identification documents, identity card, ID, credentials, bona fides

verb

1‘we papered the walls and put up curtains to match’

SYNONYMS
wallpaper, hang wallpaper on, line
decorate

Phrases

    on paper

    1‘he's putting a few thoughts down on paper’


    SYNONYMS

    in writing, written down, in black and white, in print, on record

    recorded, documented, printed

    2‘the combatants were, on paper at least, evenly matched’


    SYNONYMS

    in theory, theoretically, hypothetically, in the abstract, supposedly

    paper over something

    ‘the unions tried to paper over their differences’


    SYNONYMS

    cover up, hide, conceal, disguise, camouflage, gloss over, whitewash, varnish over, draw a veil over