- A tangible item on which a message or statement is inscribed
- A detailed, structured write-up, generally drafted for the purpose of being published
- An official record validating one's legal status, identity, control, or possession
- An authorized document prepared to assist in progressing a legal case
- A written proof of financial commitment or obligation
- The bank provided a paper detailing the loan agreement.
- The lawyer asked for the paper proving my ownership of the house.
- The prosecutor submitted several papers showcasing the defendant's financial obligations.