HyperDic: type

English > 8 senses of the word type:
NOUNcognitiontypea subdivision of a particular kind of thing
person type, character, eccentric, casea person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
grouptype(biology) the taxonomic group whose characteristics / characteristics are used to define the next higher taxon
communicationtypeprinted characters
communicationtypeall of the tokens of the same symbol
artifacttypea small metal block bearing a raised character on one end
VERBcommunicationtype, typewritewrite by means of a keyboard with types
cognitiontype, typecastidentify as belonging to a certain type
type > pronunciation
Soundstay'p
Rhymesarchetype ... wipe: 24 rhymes with ayp...
English > type: 8 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA subdivision of a particular kind of thing.
Example"what type of sculpture do you prefer?"
NarrowerbreedA special type
natureA particular type of thing
version, variant, variation, editionSomething a little different from others of the same type
Broaderkind, sort, form, varietyA category of things distinguished by some common characteristic / characteristic or quality
OppositeantitypeAn opposite or contrasting type
Spanishtipo
Catalantipus
Verbstypeidentify as belonging to a certain type
typifyembody the essential characteristics / characteristics of or be a typical example of
English > type: 8 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities).
Example "the capable type"
Synonymscharacter, eccentric, case
Broaderadult, grownupA fully developed person from maturity onward
Spanishelemento, excéntrico, tipo
Catalanelement, excèntric, personatge, tipus
Adjectivestypicbeing or serving as an illustration of a type
Verbstypeidentify as belonging to a certain type
typifyembody the essential characteristics / characteristics of or be a typical example of
English > type: 8 senses > noun 3, group
Meaning(biology) the taxonomic group whose characteristics / characteristics are used to define the next higher taxon.
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
Broadertaxonomic group, taxonomic category, taxonanimal or plant group having natural relations
Spanishtipo
Catalantipus
Verbstypifyembody the essential characteristics / characteristics of or be a typical example of
English > type: 8 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningPrinted characters.
Example"small type is hard to read"
Narrowerfont, fount, typeface, face, caseA specific size and style of type within a type family
type familyA complete set of type suitable for printing text
Broadercharacter, graph, grapheme, graphic symbolA written symbol that is used to represent speech
Spanishtipo
Catalantipus
Verbstypewrite by means of a keyboard with types
English > type: 8 senses > noun 5, communication
MeaningAll of the tokens of the same symbol.
Example"the word 'element' contains five different types of character"
BroadersymbolAn arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance
Spanishtipo
English > type: 8 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningA small metal block bearing a raised character on one end; produces a printed character when inked and pressed on paper.
Example"he dropped a case of type, so they made him pick them up"
NarrowerkernThe part of a metal typeface that projects beyond its body
quad, space(printing) a block of type without a raised letter
BroaderblockA solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides)
Spanishtipo
Catalantipus
Verbstypewrite by means of a keyboard with types
English > type: 8 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningWrite by means of a keyboard with types.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Example"type the acceptance letter, please"
Synonymtypewrite
Narrowerbackspacehit the backspace key on a computer or typewriter keyboard
double-spacetype with a full space between lines
shiftUse a shift key on a keyboard
touch-typetype without looking at the keyboard
triple-spacetype with two empty spaces between lines
BroaderwriteCommunicate or express by writing
Spanishmecanografiar
Catalanmecanografiar
Nounstypea small metal block bearing a raised character on one end
typeprinted characters
typingwriting done with a typewriter
typistsomeone paid to operate a typewriter
English > type: 8 senses > verb 2, cognition
Meaningidentify as belonging to a certain type.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"Such people can practically be typed"
Synonymtypecast
BroaderidentifyConsider to be equal or the same
Spanishtipificar
Catalantipificar
Nounstypea subdivision of a particular kind of thing
typea person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)

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