Definition of paper verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

paper

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈpeɪpə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpeɪpər//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they paper
BrE BrE//ˈpeɪpə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpeɪpər//
 
he / she / it papers
BrE BrE//ˈpeɪpəz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpeɪpərz//
 
past simple papered
BrE BrE//ˈpeɪpəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpeɪpərd//
 
past participle papered
BrE BrE//ˈpeɪpəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpeɪpərd//
 
-ing form papering
BrE BrE//ˈpeɪpərɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpeɪpərɪŋ//
 
 
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paper something to decorate the walls of a room by covering them with wallpaper Word Origin Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French papir, from Latin papyrus ‘paper-reed’, from Greek papuros The verb dates from the late 16th cent. Phrasal Verbspaper over something
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