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type

type

 
 
pronunciation:
taIp
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a group of things or individuals having certain distinguishing characteristics in common; kind.
synonyms:
breed, class, form, ilk, kind, manner, nature, sort, species, stripe, variety
similar words:
brand, category, classification, genre, genus, group, lot, make, order, pattern, strain, style, suit
definition 2: a specimen of a species, group, or class.
synonyms:
example, exemplar, specimen
similar words:
bench mark, description, epitome, form, kind, mold, norm, original, paradigm, pattern, quintessence, representative, touchstone
definition 3: a prototypical example or model of something.
synonyms:
archetype, exemplar, model, prototype, standard
similar words:
bench mark, breed, epitome, kind, mold, nature, norm, original, paradigm, pattern, quintessence, representative, touchstone
definition 4: a block with raised letters or figures used in printing.
synonyms:
typeface
similar words:
print
definition 5: a style of letters and characters that can be used in a typewriter.
Which type shall I use, pica or elite?
synonyms:
typeface
similar words:
font
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: typed, types, typing
definition 1: to write (a letter or other document) using a typewriter.
synonyms:
typewrite
definition 2: to classify, characterize, or group.
He typed the bones according to size.
synonyms:
categorize, characterize, classify, group, sort
similar words:
grade, graduate, order, range, stereotype
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to write with a typewriter.
synonyms:
typewrite
Word Builder: type +
  • typist:
    a person whose job is to prepare documents for printing.