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type

 (tīp)
n.
1. A number of people or things having in common traits or characteristics that distinguish them as a group or class: That type of car was popular in the 1970s. See Synonyms at kind.
2.
a. A person or thing having the features of a group or class: He is the type of person that is bound to get into trouble.
b. An example or a model having the ideal features of a group or class; an embodiment: "He was the perfect type of a military dandy" (Joyce Cary).
c. A person regarded as exemplifying a particular profession, rank, or social group: a group of executive types; a restaurant frequented by tourist types.
3. A figure, representation, or symbol of something to come, such as an event in the Old Testament that is believed to foreshadow another in the New Testament.
4. Biology The type specimen, type species, or type genus, which serves as the basis for the name of a species, genus, or family.
5. Printing
a. A small block of metal or wood bearing a raised letter or character on the upper end that leaves a printed impression when inked and pressed on paper.
b. Such pieces considered as a group.
c. Printed or typewritten characters; print: Let's see how your letter looks in type.
d. A size or style of printed or typewritten characters; a typeface: a sans-serif type.
6. A pattern, a design, or an image impressed or stamped onto the face of a coin.
v. typed, typ·ing, types
v.tr.
1.
a. To write (something) using a typewriter.
b. To input (something) manually on an electronic device, especially by using a keyboard.
2.
a. To assign to a category; classify or characterize: a political candidate who was typed as indecisive.
b. To determine the antigenic characteristics of (a blood or tissue sample).
c. To typecast: an actor afraid of being typed as a gangster.
v.intr.
To write with a typewriter or computer keyboard.
Idiom:
(one's) type
A person to whom one should be sexually attracted or romantically inclined: With her interest in art, she should be just your type.

[Middle English, symbol, from Late Latin typus, type, from Latin, image, from Greek tupos, impression.]

type

(taɪp)
n
1. a kind, class, or category, the constituents of which share similar characteristics
2. a subdivision of a particular class of things or people; sort: what type of shampoo do you use?.
3. the general form, plan, or design distinguishing a particular group
4. informal a person who typifies a particular quality: he's the administrative type.
5. informal a person, esp of a specified kind: he's a strange type.
6. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding)
a. a small block of metal or more rarely wood bearing a letter or character in relief for use in printing
b. such pieces collectively
7. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) characters printed from type; print
8. (Zoology) biology
a. the taxonomic group the characteristics of which are used for defining the next highest group, for example Rattus norvegicus (brown rat) is the type species of the rat genus Rattus
b. (as modifier): a type genus; a type species.
9. (Biology) See type specimen
10. the characteristic device on a coin
11. (Linguistics) linguistics a symbol regarded as standing for the class of all symbols identical to it. Compare token8
12. (Logic) logic a class of expressions or of the entities they represent that can all enter into the same syntactic relations. The theory of types was advanced by Bertrand Russell to avoid the liar paradox, Russell's paradox, etc
13. (Philosophy) philosophy a universal. If a sentence always has the same meaning whenever it is used, the meaning is said to be a property of the sentence-type. Compare token9
14. (Theology) chiefly Christian theol a figure, episode, or symbolic factor resembling some future reality in such a way as to foreshadow or prefigure it
15. rare a distinctive sign or mark
vb
16. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) to write (copy) on a typewriter
17. (tr) to be a symbol of; typify
18. (tr) to decide the type of; clarify into a type
19. (Medicine) (tr) med to determine the blood group of (a blood sample)
20. (Theology) (tr) chiefly Christian theol to foreshadow or serve as a symbol of (some future reality)
[C15: from Latin typus figure, from Greek tupos image, from tuptein to strike]

type

(taɪp)

n., v. typed, typ•ing. n.
1. a class, group, or category of things or persons sharing one or more characteristics: people of a criminal type; a car of the luxury type.
2. a thing or person regarded as a member of a class or category; kind; sort (usu. fol. by of): This is a type of mushroom.
3. a thing or person that represents perfectly or in the best way a class or category; model.
4. a person regarded as typifying a certain line of work, behavior, environment, etc.: a civil service type.
5.
a. a wood or metal block with a raised character on its surface that, when fixed into a press and coated with ink, prints an impression of the character on paper or a similar absorbent surface.
b. such blocks collectively.
c. a printed character or printed characters: a headline in large type.
6. Biol.
a. a genus or species that most nearly exemplifies the essential characteristics of a higher group.
b. the one or more specimens on which the description and naming of a species is based.
7.
a. the inherited features of an animal or breed that are favorable for any given purpose: dairy type.
b. a strain, breed, or variety of animal, or a single animal, belonging to a specific kind.
8. the general form of a word, symbol, or expression, in contrast to its particular occurrences. Compare token (def. 7).
9. the pattern or model from which something is made.
10. an image or figure produced by impressing or stamping.
11. a distinctive or characteristic mark or sign.
12. a symbol of something in the future, as an Old Testament event prefiguring a New Testament event.
v.t.
13. to write on a typewriter, computer keyboard, or the like.
14. to reproduce in type or in print.
15. to ascertain the type of (a blood or tissue sample).
16. to typecast.
17. to typify or symbolize; represent.
18. to represent prophetically; foreshadow; prefigure.
v.i.
19. to write using a typewriter, computer keyboard, or the like.
[1425–75; late Middle English: symbol, figure (< Middle French) < Latin typus bas-relief, ground plan < Greek týpos blow, impression]
usage: When preceded by a modifier, type meaning “kind, sort” is sometimes used without a following of: This type furnace uses very little current. We have a magnetic-type holder for the rack. Frequently criticized by usage guides, this construction occurs rarely in general writing. The problem can usu. be remedied by inserting of (this type of furnace) or by dropping type altogether (a magnetic holder).

-type

a combining form representing type (prototype), esp. in names of printing processes: ferrotype; monotype.
[< Greek -typos or -typon, adj. ders. of týpos blow, impression, carved figure, form, type]

type


Past participle: typed
Gerund: typing

Imperative
type
type
Present
I type
you type
he/she/it types
we type
you type
they type
Preterite
I typed
you typed
he/she/it typed
we typed
you typed
they typed
Present Continuous
I am typing
you are typing
he/she/it is typing
we are typing
you are typing
they are typing
Present Perfect
I have typed
you have typed
he/she/it has typed
we have typed
you have typed
they have typed
Past Continuous
I was typing
you were typing
he/she/it was typing
we were typing
you were typing
they were typing
Past Perfect
I had typed
you had typed
he/she/it had typed
we had typed
you had typed
they had typed
Future
I will type
you will type
he/she/it will type
we will type
you will type
they will type
Future Perfect
I will have typed
you will have typed
he/she/it will have typed
we will have typed
you will have typed
they will have typed
Future Continuous
I will be typing
you will be typing
he/she/it will be typing
we will be typing
you will be typing
they will be typing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been typing
you have been typing
he/she/it has been typing
we have been typing
you have been typing
they have been typing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been typing
you will have been typing
he/she/it will have been typing
we will have been typing
you will have been typing
they will have been typing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been typing
you had been typing
he/she/it had been typing
we had been typing
you had been typing
they had been typing
Conditional
I would type
you would type
he/she/it would type
we would type
you would type
they would type
Past Conditional
I would have typed
you would have typed
he/she/it would have typed
we would have typed
you would have typed
they would have typed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.type - a subdivision of a particular kind of thingtype - a subdivision of a particular kind of thing; "what type of sculpture do you prefer?"
kind, sort, form, variety - a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality; "sculpture is a form of art"; "what kinds of desserts are there?"
breed - a special type; "Google represents a new breed of entrepreneurs"
nature - a particular type of thing; "problems of this type are very difficult to solve"; "he's interested in trains and things of that nature"; "matters of a personal nature"
version, edition, variant, variation - something a little different from others of the same type; "an experimental version of the night fighter"; "a variant of the same word"; "an emery wheel is the modern variation of a grindstone"; "the boy is a younger edition of his father"
antitype - an opposite or contrasting type
2.type - a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)type - 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"
adult, grownup - a fully developed person from maturity onward
3.type - (biology) the taxonomic group whose characteristics are used to define the next higher taxon
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
taxon, taxonomic category, taxonomic group - animal or plant group having natural relations
4.type - printed characterstype - printed characters; "small type is hard to read"
grapheme, graphic symbol, character - a written symbol that is used to represent speech; "the Greek alphabet has 24 characters"
type family - a complete set of type suitable for printing text
font, fount, typeface, face, case - a specific size and style of type within a type family
5.type - all of the tokens of the same symboltype - all of the tokens of the same symbol; "the word `element' contains five different types of character"
symbol - an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance
6.type - a small metal block bearing a raised character on one endtype - 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"
block - a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides); "the pyramids were built with large stone blocks"
kern - the part of a metal typeface that projects beyond its body
quad, space - (printing) a block of type without a raised letter; used for spacing between words or sentences
Verb1.type - write by means of a keyboard with typestype - write by means of a keyboard with types; "type the acceptance letter, please"
write - communicate or express by writing; "Please write to me every week"
shift - use a shift key on a keyboard; "She could not shift so all her letters are written in lower case"
backspace - hit the backspace key on a computer or typewriter keyboard; "To erase, you must backspace"
double-space - type with a full space between lines
triple-space - type with two empty spaces between lines
touch-type - type without looking at the keyboard
2.type - identify as belonging to a certain typetype - identify as belonging to a certain type; "Such people can practically be typed"
identify - consider to be equal or the same; "He identified his brother as one of the fugitives"

type

noun
1. kind, sort, class, variety, group, form, order, style, species, breed, strain, category, stamp, kidney, genre, classification, ilk, subdivision There are various types of the disease.
2. print, printing, face, case, characters, font, fount The correction has already been set in type.
3. sort of person, sort, type of person She was certainly not the type to murder her husband.

type

noun
1. A class that is defined by the common attribute or attributes possessed by all its members:
Informal: persuasion.
Translations
حَرْف طِباعينَوْعنَوْع، طِراز، نموذَجيَطْبَعيَطْبَعُ عَلَى الآلَةِ الكَاتِبَة
typtypydruhpísmopsát
maskinskrivetypeskriftslags
liikvererühm
tyyppiveriryhmäennekirjasinkirjoittaa
tipkativrsta
gépellegépel
leturleturgerîtegund, gerîvélrita
タイプする種類
유형타이핑하다
burtu rakstsburtu veidsdrukamodelisrakstīt ar rakstāmmašīnu
písať na stroji
črketipkativrsta
skriva maskintyp
ประเภทพิมพ์
çeşitdaktilo ile yazmakharfharflerkarakter
đánh máyloại

type

[taɪp]
A. N
1. (= class, kind) → tipo m, clase f
what type of desk did you want?¿qué tipo or clase de escritorio quería?
what type of person is he?¿qué tipo or clase de persona es?
I'm not the type to get carried awayno soy de la clase or del tipo de personas que se dejan llevar
I know the type of thing you meantengo una idea de a qué te refieres
nightclubs are not my type of thinglos clubes nocturnos no son lo mío
she's/he's not my typeno es mi tipo
it's my type of filmes una película de las que a mí me gustan
she's the motherly typees una madraza
he's an outdoor typees el tipo or la clase de persona a la que le gusta la vida al aire
a moisturizer suitable for all skin typesuna crema hidratante apropiada para todo tipo de pieles
2. (= character, essence) → tipo m
she was the very type of Spanish beautyera el tipo exacto de la belleza española
to cast sb against type (Theat, Cine) → darle a algn un papel atípico
to revert to type (Bio) → volver a su estado primitivo (fig) → volver a ser el mismo de siempre
the government, true to type, tried to make us believe nothing was wrongel gobierno, como es característico en él or como siempre, intentó hacernos creer que no ocurría nada malo
3. (= individual) → tipo/a m/f
she's a strange typees un bicho raro, es una tipa rara
4. (Typ) (= typeface) → tipo m; (= printed characters) → letra f; (= blocks of characters) → tipos mpl
in bold typeen negrita
in italic typeen cursiva
in large/small typeen letra grande/pequeña
B. VT
1. (also type out, type up) → escribir a máquina, pasar a máquina
six closely typed pagesseis hojas escritas a máquina or mecanografiadas con letra muy pequeña
2. (= classify) [+ disease, blood] → clasificar
type out VT + ADVescribir a máquina, pasar a máquina
type up VT + ADVescribir a máquina, pasar a máquina

type

[ˈtaɪp]
n
(= kind) → genre m, type m
What type do you want? → Quel genre voulez-vous?
What type of camera have you got? → Quel genre d'appareil photo as-tu?, Quel type d'appareil photo as-tu?
(person of a particular character)genre m, type m
I am an outdoor type
BUT J'aime être dans la nature.
not the type to do sth → pas du genre à faire qch
He's not my type → Ce n'est pas mon genre., Ce n'est pas mon type.
(= example) → type m
(TYPOGRAPHY)caractères mpl
to set sth in type → composer qch
in bold type → en caractères gras
in italic type → en italiques
vt
[+ letter, essay] → taper
vitaper à la machine
Can you type? → Tu sais taper à la machine?
type in
vt (= enter into computer) [+ information, command] → entrer
to type sth into a computer → entrer qch dans un ordinateur
type up
vt [+ letter, text] → tapertypecast [ˈtaɪpkɑːst] adj
to be typecast as ... → être cantonné(e) au rôle de ...

type

:
type area
n (Typ) → Satzspiegel m
typecast
vt irreg (Theat) → (auf eine bestimmte Rolle) festlegen; to be type as a villainauf die Rolle des Schurken festgelegt werden/sein
typeface
nSchrift f
typeover mode
n (Comput) → Überschreibmodus m
typescript
nmit Maschine geschriebenes Manuskript, Typoskript nt (geh); to be in typemit Maschine geschrieben sein
typeset
vtsetzen
typesetter
n(Schrift)setzer(in) m(f); (= machine)Setzmaschine f
typesetting
nSetzen nt, → (Schrift)satz m; new type methodsneue Satztechniken
type size
nSchriftgrad m, → Schriftgröße f

type

1
n
(= kind)Art f; (of produce, plant)Sorte f, → Art f; (esp of people: = character) → Typ m, → Typus m; different types of aircraftverschiedene Flugzeugtypen pl; different types of rosesverschiedene Rosensorten or -arten pl; what type of car is it?was für ein Auto(typ) ist das?; the very latest type of hi-fidas allerneuste Hi-Fi-Gerät; she has her own particular type of charmsie hat ihren ganz besonderen Charme; he has an English type of facedem Gesicht nach könnte er Engländer sein; Cheddar-type cheeseeine Art Cheddar; most of the characters are recognizable typesdie meisten Charaktere lassen sich einem bestimmten Typ zuordnen; they’re totally different types of personsie sind vom Typ her völlig verschieden, sie sind völlig verschiedene Typen; a man of this typeein Mann dieser Art or dieses Schlages, diese Art or Sorte (von) Mann; that type of behaviour (Brit) or behavior (US) → ein solches Benehmen; it’s not my type of filmdiese Art Film gefällt mir nicht; he’s not my typeer ist nicht mein Typ; she’s my type of girlsie ist mein Typ; he’s not the type to hit a ladyer ist nicht der Typ or Mensch, der eine Frau schlägt
(inf: = man) → Typ m; a strange typeein seltsamer Mensch, ein komischer Typ (inf), → eine Type (inf)
vtbestimmen

type

2
n (Typ) → Type f; large/small typegroße/kleine Schrift; to set typesetzen; in type (= typed)maschinegeschrieben, getippt (inf); (= set)gesetzt, gedruckt; to set something up in typeetw setzen; printed in italic typekursiv gedruckt
vttippen, (mit der Maschine) schreiben; a badly typed letterein schlecht geschriebener or getippter Brief
viMaschine schreiben, tippen (inf)

type

[taɪp]
1. n
a. (gen) (Bio) → tipo; (sort) → genere m, tipo; (model) → modello; (make, of tea, machine) → marca
what type do you want? → che tipo vuole?
what type of person is he? → che tipo è?
he's not my type → non è il mio tipo
it's my type of film → è il mio genere di film
he's a pleasant type → è un tipo piacevole
b. (Typ) (one letter) → carattere m (tipografico); (letters collectively) → caratteri (tipografici), tipi mpl
in bold/italic type → in grassetto/corsivo
2. vt
a. (also type out, type up) (letter) → battere (a macchina), dattilografare
b. (disease) → classificare

type1

(taip) noun
a kind, sort; variety. What type of house would you prefer to live in?; They are marketing a new type of washing powder.

type2

(taip) noun
1. (a particular variety of) metal blocks with letters, numbers etc used in printing. Can we have the headline printed in a different type?
2. printed letters, words etc. I can't read the type – it's too small.
verb
to write (something) using a typewriter. Can you type?; I'm typing a letter.
ˈtyping, typewriting noun
writing produced by a typewriter. fifty pages of typing.
ˈtypist noun
a person whose job is to type. She works as a typist; She is a typist in a publishing firm.
ˈtypewriter noun
a machine with keys for printing letters on a piece of paper. a portable / an electric typewriter.

type

نَوْع, يَطْبَعُ عَلَى الآلَةِ الكَاتِبَة psát, typ maskinskrive, type tippen, Typ δακτυλογραφώ, τύπος teclear, tipo kirjoittaa koneella, tyyppi genre, taper tipkati, vrsta scrivere a macchina, tipo タイプする, 種類 유형, 타이핑하다 type, typen skrive på maskin, type napisać, typ digitar, tipo печатать, тип skriva maskin, typ ประเภท, พิมพ์ tür, yazmak đánh máy, loại 打字, 类型

type

n. tipo, género, clase, modelo o ejemplar distintivo.

type

n tipo; blood — grupo sanguíneo (form), tipo de sangre; tissue — tipo de tejido; this type of problem..este tipo de problemas (plural required)
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