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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated copy as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

25 November 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 43 answers for the crossword clue 'copy', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given copy a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen copy as an answer itself some 133 times.

copy is a single word clue made up of 4 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Saturday, 16 October 2021 with the answer being TRANSCRIPTION, but the most popular answer for this clue is IMITATE.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • Matter to be printed; exclusive of graphical materials
  • Material suitable for a journalistic account; "catastrophes make good copy"
  • Make a replica of; "copy that drawing"; "re-create a picture by Rembrandt"
  • Reproduce or make an exact copy of; "replicate the cell"; "copy the genetic information"
  • A thing made to be similar or identical to another thing; "she made a copy of the designer dress"; "the clone was a copy of its ancestor"
  • Reproduce someone's behavior or looks; "The mime imitated the passers-by"; "Children often copy their parents or older siblings"
  • A reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record)
  • Copy down as is; "The students were made to copy the alphabet over and over"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

Represent in or produce a caricature of; "The drawing caricatured the President"

The new sounds added by dubbing

4 Letters

The cards discarded by players at cribbage

A person who is tricked or swindled

(football) a deceptive move made by a football player

The act of scanning; systematic examination of a prescribed region; "he made a thorough scan of the beach with his binoculars"

The words of something written; "there were more than a thousand words of text"; "they handed out the printed text of the mayor's speech"; "he wants to reconstruct the original text"

5 Letters

An unauthorized copy or imitation

A mark used to indicate the word above it should be repeated

A representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture); "the coin bears an effigy of Lincoln"; "the emperor's tomb had his image carved in stone"

A rotary duplicator that uses a stencil through which ink is pressed (trade mark Roneo)

Someone who mimics (especially an actor or actress)


A drawing created by superimposing a semitransparent sheet of paper on the original image and copying on it the lines of the original image

A duplicator (trade mark Xerox) that copies graphic matter by the action of light on an electrically charged photoconductive insulating surface in which the latent image is developed with a resinous powder

6 Letters

Establish as valid or genuine; "Can you back up your claims?"


Polished surface that forms images by reflecting light

Usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds

7 Letters


Imitate the function of (another system), as by modifying the hardware or the software

Appear like, as in behavior or appearance; "Life imitate art"

Copy that is not the original; something that has been copied

A publication (such as a book) that is reprinted without changes or editing and offered again for sale

The discovery and description of the course of development of something; "the tracing of genealogies"

8 Letters

An unauthorized copy or imitation

Create anew; "she recreated the feeling of the 1920's with her stage setting"

Make a pretence of; "She assumed indifference, even though she was seething with anger"; "he feigned sleep"

9 Letters

A copy that corresponds to an original exactly; "he made a duplicate for the files"

Duplicator that transmits the copy by wire or radio

Something copied or derived from an original

Reproduce by xerography

A photocopy made on a Photostat machine

Make or do or perform again; "He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick"

Repeat after memorization; "For the exam, you must be able to regurgitate the information"

10 Letters

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Take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property

Take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property


Something that has been transcribed; a written record (usually typewritten) of dictated or recorded speech; "he read a transcript of the interrogation"; "you can obtain a transcript of this radio program by sending a self-addressed envelope to the station"

11 Letters

The act of copying or making a duplicate (or duplicates) of something; "this kind of duplication is wasteful"

12 Letters

The sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring

13 Letters

The act of making a record (especially an audio record); "she watched the recording from a sound-proof booth"

Matter to be printed; exclusive of graphical materials

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