Synonyms of letter in English:

letter


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noun

1‘a gold chain which spelled out Zara in half-inch letters’

SYNONYMS
alphabetical character, character, sign, symbol, mark, type, figure, device, rune
technical grapheme

2‘she received a letter from the king’

SYNONYMS
written message, message, written communication, communication, note, line, missive, epistle, dispatch, report, bulletin
correspondence, news, information, intelligence, word
mail
British post

3letters‘a man of letters’

SYNONYMS
learning, scholarship, erudition, education, knowledge, book learning, academic training
intellect, intelligence, enlightenment, illumination, wisdom, sagacity, culture, cultivation
literature, books, humanities, belles-lettres

Phrases

    to the letter

    ‘he followed her instructions to the letter’


    SYNONYMS
    strictly, precisely, exactly, accurately, closely, faithfully, religiously, punctiliously, literally, with a literal interpretation, with strict attention to detail, word for word, letter for letter, verbatim, in every detail, by the book
    ANTONYMS

    in general terms, approximately