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The meaning of Type


Type – definition


A category of people or things having common characteristics.

Usage examples:

This type of heather grows better in a drier habitat

A person or thing exemplifying the ideal or defining characteristics of something.

Usage examples:

She characterized his witty sayings as the type of modern wisdom

Characters or letters that are printed or shown on a screen.

Usage examples:

Bold type

A design on either side of a medal or coin.


An abstract category or class of linguistic item or unit, as distinct from actual occurrences in speech or writing.

Usage examples:

The concepts [dog], [cat], [horse], as well as [animal], occupy the abstract domain of types.

Write (something) on a typewriter or computer by pressing the keys.

Usage examples:

He typed out the second draft

Determine the type to which (a person or their blood or tissue) belongs.

Usage examples:

The kidney was typed

(forming adjectives) resembling or having the characteristics of a specified thing.

Usage examples:

The dish-type radio telescope

A subdivision of a particular kind of thing


The characteristics of a group of people or things that set them apart from other people or things, or people, things, or groups that share particular characteristics

Usage examples:

I’m more comfortable in jeans and t-shirts, and that type of thing., we have makeup for all differe…

To write using a computer keyboard or a typewriter

Usage examples:

How fast can you type?, type sth into sth typing a word into the search box will bring up a number …

A particular group of people or things that share similar characteristics and form a smaller division of a larger set

Usage examples:

Type of there were so many different types of bread that i didn't know which to buy., what type of …

A person who seems to represent a particular group of people, having all the qualities that you usually connect with that group

Usage examples:

He doesn't use fully rounded characters in his plays - he uses types.

To be the type of person that someone thinks is attractive

Usage examples:

He's a nice enough guy - he's just not my type.

The style and size of printed letters used in a piece of printed writing such as in a newspaper, book, or article

Usage examples:

Use bold type for your headings., the software allows you to choose from over 20 styles of typeface.

To write using a machine, either a computer keyboard or a typewriter

Usage examples:

She asked me to type a couple of letters., he can type very quickly., type away i was typing away i…

Type translation into English

Type: translate from English into Chinese

Translate type into Chinese (Simplified)}
类型, 型, 式, 型号, 类, 种, 机型, 样, 样式, 打字, 活字, 铅字, 式样, 树种, 试样, 范畴

Type: translate from English into Dutch

Translate type into Dutch}
Type, Typen, Lettertype, Zinnebeeld, Drukletter, Zetsel, Tikken, Voorbeeld, Staaltje, Voorbeeld zijn van, Symboliseren

Type: translate from English into French

Translate type into French}
Taper, Type, Genre, Catégorie, Sorte, Modèle, Espèce, Caractère, Marque, Exemple, Taper à la machine, Déterminer, Classifier

Type: translate from English into German

Translate type into German}
Typ, Art, Tippen, Typus, Sorte, Gattung, Schrift, Modell, Muster, Schreiben, Schriftart, Satz, Bestimmen, Buchstabe, Maschine schreiben, Natur, Schlag

Type: translate from English into Hindi

Translate type into Hindi}
प्रकार, टाइप, प्ररूप, ढंग, टाइप करना, नमूना, भांति, तंत्र, मुद्रलेख, टंकित करना

Type: translate from English into Italian

Translate type into Italian}
Genere, Tipo, Modello, Natura, Specie, Carattere, Simbolo, Esemplare, Dattilografare, Battere a macchina

Type: translate from English into Korean

Translate type into Korean}
유형, 형, 전형, 활자, 의장, 상징, 분류하다, 형을 정하다, 타이프라이터로 치다, 타이프라이터를 치다, 타이프하다

Type: translate from English into Russian

Translate type into Russian}
Тип, Напечатать, Модель, Печатать, Разновидность, Род, Типаж, Шрифт, Класс, Образ, Группа, Символ, Образец, Печатать на машинке, Разряд, Типичный представитель, Отпечатать, Переписывать, Литера

Type: translate from English into Spanish

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Escribe, Tipo, Tipos, Género, Carácter, Escribir a máquina, Clasificar, Letra de imprenta, Hacer a máquina, Sujeto

Word origin

late 15th century (in the sense ‘symbol, emblem’): from French, or from Latin typus, from Greek tupos ‘impression, figure, type’, from tuptein ‘to strike’. The use in printing dates from the

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