What is Copy ?

Copy is (noun) 1. something made to look the same as something else This is an exact copy of the painting by Picasso. (NOTE: The plural is copies.) 2. one book; one newspaper Where’s my copy of today’s ‘Times’? I lent my old copy of Shakespeare to my brother and he never gave it back. Can I borrow your copy of the telephone directory? (NOTE: The plural is copies.) 3.text written to be used in a newspaper or advertisement He sent in his copy three days late. We need more copy for this page. (NOTE: no plural in this meaning)(verb) to make or do something which looks like something else To knit the pullover, just copy this pattern. I get very annoyed because he copies everything I do.


source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level