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Princeton's WordNet

  1. type(noun)

    a subdivision of a particular kind of thing

    "what type of sculpture do you prefer?"

  2. character, eccentric, type, case(noun)

    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"

  3. type(noun)

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

  4. type(noun)

    printed characters

    "small type is hard to read"

  5. type(noun)

    all of the tokens of the same symbol

    "the word `element' contains five different types of character"

  6. type(verb)

    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"

  7. type, typewrite(verb)

    write by means of a keyboard with types

    "type the acceptance letter, please"

  8. type, typecast(verb)

    identify as belonging to a certain type

    "Such people can practically be typed"


  1. type(Noun)

    A grouping based on shared characteristics; a class.

    This type of plane can handle rough weather more easily than that type of plane.

  2. type(Noun)

    An individual considered typical of its class.

    We can't get along: he's just not my type.

  3. type(Noun)

    An individual that represents the ideal for its class; an embodiment.

  4. type(Noun)

    A letter or character used for printing, historically a cast or engraved block.

  5. type(Noun)

    An individual considered representative of members of its taxonomic group.

    the type of a genus, family, etc.

  6. type(Noun)

    A blood group.

  7. type(Noun)

    An event or person that prefigures or foreshadows a later event - commonly an Old Testament event linked to Christian times.

  8. type(Noun)

    A tag attached to variables and values used in determining which kinds of value can be used in which situations; a data type.

  9. type(Verb)

    To put text on paper using a typewriter.

  10. type(Verb)

    To enter text or commands into a computer using a keyboard.

  11. type(Verb)

    To determine the blood type.

    The doctor ordered the lab to type the patient for a blood transfusion.

  12. Origin: From typus, from τύπος, from τύπτω.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Type(noun)

    the mark or impression of something; stamp; impressed sign; emblem

  2. Type(noun)

    form or character impressed; style; semblance

  3. Type(noun)

    a figure or representation of something to come; a token; a sign; a symbol; -- correlative to antitype

  4. Type(noun)

    that which possesses or exemplifies characteristic qualities; the representative

  5. Type(noun)

    a general form or structure common to a number of individuals; hence, the ideal representation of a species, genus, or other group, combining the essential characteristics; an animal or plant possessing or exemplifying the essential characteristics of a species, genus, or other group. Also, a group or division of animals having a certain typical or characteristic structure of body maintained within the group

  6. Type(noun)

    the original object, or class of objects, scene, face, or conception, which becomes the subject of a copy; esp., the design on the face of a medal or a coin

  7. Type(noun)

    a simple compound, used as a mode or pattern to which other compounds are conveniently regarded as being related, and from which they may be actually or theoretically derived

  8. Type(noun)

    a raised letter, figure, accent, or other character, cast in metal or cut in wood, used in printing

  9. Type(noun)

    such letters or characters, in general, or the whole quantity of them used in printing, spoken of collectively; any number or mass of such letters or characters, however disposed

  10. Type(verb)

    to represent by a type, model, or symbol beforehand; to prefigure

  11. Type(verb)

    to furnish an expression or copy of; to represent; to typify

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'type' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #560

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'type' in Written Corpus Frequency: #704

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'type' in Nouns Frequency: #111

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'type' in Verbs Frequency: #1066

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. The FBI:

    Depending on the type of phone.

  2. Aaron J. Munzer:

    You type as fast as a one footed elephant.

  3. Tom Werner:

    This is a market-making type of transaction.

  4. Chris Christie:

    We are going to make the type of investment.

  5. Edward Irving Koch:

    I'm not the type to get ulcers. I give them.

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Translations for type

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • نوع, نمط, طبعArabic
  • типBulgarian
  • প্রকারBengali
  • tipus, teclejarCatalan, Valencian
  • typ, psát na strojiCzech
  • teipioWelsh
  • typeDanish
  • Type, Typ, Typus, Art, Letter, tippenGerman
  • είδος, τύπος, χαρακτήρεςGreek
  • tajpiEsperanto
  • tipo, clase, tipear, escribir a máquina, mecanografiar, identificar el tipo de, teclearSpanish
  • liik, vererühmEstonian
  • نوع‌, نوع, تیپPersian
  • perustyyppi, laji, tyyppi, veriryhmä, enne, kirjasin, luokka, määrittää, näpyttää, kirjoittaa, kirjoittaa koneella, naputtaa, näppäilläFinnish
  • caractère, type, genre, taper à la machine, dactylographier, taperFrench
  • clóscríobhIrish
  • clò, seòrsa, gnè, clò-sgrìobh, taidhpScottish Gaelic
  • סוג, הִקְלִידHebrew
  • तरह, प्रकारHindi
  • legépel, gépelHungarian
  • տեսակ, լիտեր, տպատառ, տիպ, տպելArmenian
  • tag, sort, gerð, tegund, týpa, kynIcelandic
  • tipo, dattilografareItalian
  • タイプ, 種類, 型, 分類, 打つ, [[タイプライター]]で[[打つ]]Japanese
  • შრიფტი, ტიპიGeorgian
  • ប្រភេទKhmer
  • 유형, 타입, 종류, 형, 種類, 타자하다Korean
  • جۆر, نه‌وعKurdish
  • TypLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • ຊະນິດLao
  • tipasLithuanian
  • asinsgrupa, burtstabiņš, tips, litera, veidsLatvian
  • patopatoMāori
  • jenis, menaipMalay
  • typeNorwegian
  • type, typenDutch
  • typeNorwegian Nynorsk
  • czcionka, typ, rodzajPolish
  • tipo, gênero, digitar, tipar, datilografarPortuguese
  • gen, felRomanian
  • представи́тель, тип, род, шрифт, гру́ппа кро́ви, обра́зчик, ли́тера, вид, печа́тать, напеча́тать, [[писа́ть]] на [[машинкаRussian
  • крвна група, тип, врста, разредSerbo-Croatian
  • typSlovak
  • tipSlovene
  • typ, maskinskrivaSwedish
  • అచ్చు అక్షరము, ఉదాహరణము, మాదిరి, టైపు చేయు, చిహ్నము, శ్రేణి, ఛాయ, వర్గం, లక్షణము, రకముTelugu
  • พิมพ์Thai
  • uriTagalog
  • tipTurkish
  • рід, тип, видUkrainian
  • nhóm, kiểu, chữ in, loại, gõ, đánh máy, đánh chữVietnamese

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