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print

 
pronunciation:
prInt
parts of speech:
verb, noun
phrases:
print out
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part of speech: verb
inflections: printed, printing, prints
definition 1: to copy by transferring ink to a surface using mechanical pressure.
Those stamps are so valuable because only few of them were ever printed.
 
similar words:
copy, mimeograph, transfer, Xerox
definition 2: to write in letters like those of printed type.
The girl printed her name carefully at the bottom of her drawing.
similar words:
write
definition 3: to publish.
All of the newspapers in the state printed the story about the terrible fire.
synonyms:
publish
similar words:
issue, run
definition 4: to transfer a photograph to paper by means of light sent through a negative image.
The photography lab printed copies of the wedding pictures.
phrase: print out
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: printed letters.
The print was so small it was hard to read.
similar words:
font, type
definition 2: a shape marked or pressed onto a surface.
Her feet left prints in the wet sand.
synonyms:
imprint
similar words:
impression, mark, stamp
definition 3: a photograph copied on paper.
They made prints of the family photo for all the grandparents.
similar words:
copy, photograph, proof, still
definition 4: a cloth or article of clothing covered with a pattern, or the pattern itself.
My favorite dress has a print of flowers and leaves on it.
similar words:
design, pattern
Word Builder: print +
  • printed:
    with writing made by a press or printer.
  • printer:
    a machine that prints.
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  film, photography