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Meaning & Definition of Type in English

English

Type

/taɪp/

noun

1. A subdivision of a particular kind of thing

  • "What type of sculpture do you prefer?"
    synonym:
  • type

2. A person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)

  • "A real character"
  • "A strange character"
  • "A friendly eccentric"
  • "The capable type"
  • "A mental case"
    synonym:
  • character
  • ,
  • eccentric
  • ,
  • type
  • ,
  • case

3. (biology) the taxonomic group whose characteristics are used to define the next higher taxon

    synonym:
  • type

4. Printed characters

  • "Small type is hard to read"
    synonym:
  • type

5. All of the tokens of the same symbol

  • "The word `element' contains five different types of character"
    synonym:
  • type

6. A small metal block bearing a raised character on one end

  • Produces a printed character when inked and pressed on paper
  • "He dropped a case of type, so they made him pick them up"
    synonym:
  • type

verb

1. Write by means of a keyboard with types

  • "Type the acceptance letter, please"
    synonym:
  • type
  • ,
  • typewrite

2. Identify as belonging to a certain type

  • "Such people can practically be typed"
    synonym:
  • type
  • ,
  • typecast

Examples of using

I only type in Portuguese.
Every type of socialization requires a lie.
Dirndl is a type of traditional dress that is worn in Southern Germany and Austria.