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Definitions of type

  1. To make a copy of; to represent; to copy by means of a typewriter; to reproduce in letter-bearing metal blocks called type, or to make a plate impression of from such blocks. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. identify as belonging to a certain type; "Such people can practically be typed" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. A termination used to signify type, representative form, stamp. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. Typing. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. a subdivision of a particular kind of thing; "what type of sculpture do you prefer?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. printed characters; "small type is hard to read" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. (biology) the taxonomic group whose characteristics are used to define the next higher taxon Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. a subdivision of a particular kind of thing; "what of sculpture do you prefer?" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  9. printed characters; "small is hard to read" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  10. write by means of a keyboard with types; "the acceptance letter, please" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  11. The mark or impression of something; stamp; impressed sign; emblem. Newage Dictionary DB
  12. Form or character impressed; style; semblance. Newage Dictionary DB
  13. A figure or representation of something to come; a token; a sign; a symbol; -- correlative to antitype. Newage Dictionary DB
  14. That which possesses or exemplifies characteristic qualities; the representative. Newage Dictionary DB
  15. 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. Newage Dictionary DB
  16. 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. Newage Dictionary DB
  17. 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. Newage Dictionary DB
  18. A raised letter, figure, accent, or other character, cast in metal or cut in wood, used in printing. Newage Dictionary DB
  19. 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. Newage Dictionary DB
  20. To represent by a type, model, or symbol beforehand; to prefigure. Newage Dictionary DB
  21. To furnish an expression or copy of; to represent; to typify. Newage Dictionary DB
  22. The mark or impression of something; an emblem; the first form of something, to be followed and copied; a model or pattern; an original design from which copies are to be made; a person who, or a thing which, stands as a foreshadowing of persons, things, or events which are to come later; a person in a story who represents an abstract quality; a person or thing representative of a group because of characteristics possessed in common with individuals of the group; a sample; in printing, a metal block bearing an impression of a letter, figure, etc., to be stamped in ink upon paper; such blocks taken collectively: formerly classified under names, as in the following table; now generally classified according to size, by a measure called a point, which equals 1-72 of an inch, each size corresponding to one of the names formerly used; as, 12-point type, formerly called pica, prints letters 1-6 of an inch high. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  23. A mark or figure struck or stamped upon something: an emblem or figure of something to come: a raised letter, etc., in metal or wood used in printing: a model in nature made the subject of a copy: (nat. hist.) that which combines best the characteristics of a group: (med.) the order in which the symptoms of a disease exhibit themselves. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  24. Something emblematic, representing, symbolizing, or prefiguring something else; image; emblem; symbol; sign. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  25. A representative of a class or group; an example; pattern. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  26. Biol. A fundamental or ideal structure or organism. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  27. A block of metal or of wood, bearing a raised letter or character for use in printing; also, such pieces collectively. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  28. An emblem; that which represents something else; a sign; a symbol; a figure of something to come; stamp or general structure or character; model; ideal; a letter in metal or other hard material to print from. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  29. A mark of something; an emblem, sign, or symbol; a figure of something to come; the shape or form of a letter of the alphabet in metal; a peculiarity in the form of a disease; the original conception in art which becomes the subject of a copy; the perfect representation or idea of anything. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  30. The sum of the characteristics common to a large number of individuals, serving as a ground for classification ; a primary model. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  31. TYPAL. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  32. Typed. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Usage examples for type

  1. He was as far removed from the " misunderstood" type as could be wished; and he was quite happy. – From One Generation to Another by Henry Seton Merriman
  2. Some revelation of the Type that is to say, is necessary. – Natural Law in the Spiritual World by Henry Drummond
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