copy
I noun cast, counterfeit, counterpart, duplicate, duplication, ectype, facsimile, fake, forgery, image, imitation, impress, impression, imprint, likeness, offprint, personation, print, reissue, repetition, replica, representation, reprint, reproduction, simulation, tracing, transcript, transfer associated concepts: certified copy, conformed copy, correct copy, true copy II verb adopt, ape, approximate, assume, borrow, caricature, cartoon, cheat, conform, depict, ditto, do like, double, draw, duplicate, echo, emulate, falsify, follow, follow suit, follow the example of, forge, give an encore, imitari, imitate, impersonate, infringe copyright, iterate, make a duplicate of, make a transcript of, make a replica, mirror, mock, model, parrot, pattern after, personate, pirate, plagiarize, portray, pretend, print, rebuild, recapitulate, reconstruct, recreate, reduplicate, reecho, reestablish, refashion, rehash, reiterate, remake, repeat, replicate, represent, reprint, reproduce, republish, restate, retell, retrace, revive, rewrite, simulate, take after, trace, transcribe associated concepts: counterfeit, impersonate, infringe III index certification (certification of proficiency), correspond (be equivalent), counterfeit, counterpart (parallel), duplicate, facsimile, fake, forgery, form (document), impersonate, mock (imitate), model, personify, pirate (reproduce without authorization), pose (impersonate), record, reflect (mirror), repeat (do again), reproduce, semblance, simulate, trace (delineate), transcript

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


copy
For copyright purposes, the physical form in which creative expression is reproduced and retained over time, no matter how brief. Copies include such things as books, magazines, photocopies, computer disks, and tape recordings. The exclusive right to prepare copies of an original work is one of the primary rights protected by a copyright.
Category: Patent, Copyright & Trademark → Copyright Law

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


copy
n.
1 A duplicate, imitation, reproduction, or transcript of an original.
2 One of multiple originals.
@ attested copy
A copy of a document to which a statement, usually by the person who issued or is keeping the original, affirming or swearing that the copy and the original have been compared and that the copy is an exact reproduction of the original. Also called certified copy or verified copy.
@ certified copy
A copy of a document to which a statement, usually by the person who issued or is keeping the original, affirming or swearing that the copy and the original have been compared and that the copy is an exact reproduction of the original. Also called attested copy or verified copy.
@ conformed copy
A copy of a document to which changes or insertions are made to reflect identical changes and insertions made in the original. For example, if a judge makes changes to a proposed order before signing it, a party would "conform" a copy by adding to it those same changes as well as writing in the judge's name where he or she signed on the original order.
@ verified copy
A copy of a document to which a statement, usually by the person who issued or is keeping the original, affirming or swearing that the copy and the original have been compared and that the copy is an exact reproduction of the original. Also called certified copy or attested copy.
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Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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  • Copy — Cop y (k[o^]p [y^]), n.; pl. {Copies} ( [i^]z). [F. copie, fr. L. copia abundance, number, LL. also, a transcript; co + the root of opes riches. See {Opulent}, and cf. {Copious}.] 1. An abundance or plenty of anything. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] She… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Copy — may refer to: to copy a word from a book to a paper or laptop or computer Copying or the product of copying (including the plural copies ); the duplication of information or an artifact. Cut, copy, and paste, a method of reproducing text or other …   Wikipedia

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  • copy — [käp′ē] n. pl. copies [ME copie, abundance, full transcript < OFr < ML copia, copious transcript < L copia, plenty: see COPIOUS] 1. a thing made just like another; imitation of an original; full reproduction or transcription 2. Now Rare… …   English World dictionary

  • Copy — Cop y, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Copied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Copying}.] [Cf. F. copir, fr. LL. copiare. See {Copy}, n.] 1. To make a copy or copies of; to write; print, engrave, or paint after an original; to duplicate; to reproduce; to transcribe; as,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • copy — [n] duplicate, imitation archetype, carbon, carbon copy*, cast, clone, counterfeit, counterpart, ditto*, ectype, effigy, ersatz, facsimile, forgery, hard copy, image, impersonation, impression, imprint, likeness, microfiche, mimeograph, miniature …   New thesaurus

  • Copy — Cop y, v. i. 1. To make a copy or copies; to imitate. [1913 Webster] 2. To yield a duplicate or transcript; as, the letter did not copy well. [1913 Webster] Some . . . never fail, when they copy, to follow the bad as well as the good things.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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