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type

type

 
 
pronunciation:
taIp
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a group of things that are the same in some way.
Educational programs are the only type of TV shows that they watch.That type of dog has long ears.
synonyms:
class, form, kind, sort
similar words:
brand, category, group, lot, make, order, pattern, style, suit
definition 2: a style of letters, numbers, and symbols used in printing.
In this book, some letters are in plain type, and some are in bold type.
similar words:
print
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: typed, types, typing
definition: to write using a machine such as a computer.
I typed my report so that it would be neat and easy to read.
Word Builder: type +
  • typist:
    a person whose job is to prepare documents for printing.