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I write with a Uni-Ball Onyx Micropoint on nine-by-seven bound notebooks made by a Canadian company called Blueline. After I do a few drafts, I type up the poem on a Macintosh G3 and then send it out the door.
Billy Collins

Meaning of "type" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD TYPE

From Latin typus figure, from Greek tupos image, from tuptein to strike.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF TYPE

type  [taɪp] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TYPE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Type is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb type in English.

WHAT DOES TYPE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Type

Type may refer to: In philosophy: ▪ Type, a concept in the type–token distinction In theology: ▪ Type & Antitype in Typology In mathematics: ▪ Type ▪ Type theory, basis for the study of type systems ▪ Type or arity, the number of operands a function takes ▪ Type, any proposition or set in the intuitionistic type theory In computing: ▪ Typing, producing text via a keyboard ▪ Data type, collection of values used for computations ▪ Type, a DOS command to display contents of a file ▪ Type, a POSIX shell builtin that gives information about commands ▪ Type system, defines a programming language's response to data types In sociology: ▪ Ideal type ▪ Normal type ▪ Typification Other: ▪ Type, a 1990 song by the band Living Colour ▪ Type, a model numbering system used for vehicles or military equipment ▪ Typeface, used in typesetting ▪ Sort, cast metal type for printing ▪ Type...

Definition of type in the English dictionary

The first definition of type in the dictionary is a kind, class, or category, the constituents of which share similar characteristics. Other definition of type is a subdivision of a particular class of things or people; sort. Type is also the general form, plan, or design distinguishing a particular group.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO TYPE

PRESENT

Present
I type
you type
he/she/it types
we type
you type
they type
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
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
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I typed
you typed
he/she/it typed
we typed
you typed
they 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
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
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will type
you will type
he/she/it will type
we will type
you will type
they will type
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
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 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
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would type
you would type
he/she/it would type
we would type
you would type
they would type
Conditional continuous
I would be typing
you would be typing
he/she/it would be typing
we would be typing
you would be typing
they would be typing
Conditional perfect
I would have type
you would have type
he/she/it would have type
we would have type
you would have type
they would have type
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been typing
you would have been typing
he/she/it would have been typing
we would have been typing
you would have been typing
they would have been typing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you type
we let´s type
you type
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to type
Past participle
typed
Present Participle
typing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TYPE


archetype
ˈɑːkɪˌtaɪp
genotype
ˈdʒɛnəʊˌtaɪp
gripe
ɡraɪp
hype
haɪp
logotype
ˈlɒɡəʊˌtaɪp
phenotype
ˈfiːnəʊˌtaɪp
pinstripe
ˈpɪnˌstraɪp
pipe
paɪp
prototype
ˈprəʊtəˌtaɪp
retype
ˌriːˈtaɪp
ripe
raɪp
Skype
skaɪp
snipe
snaɪp
stereotype
ˈstɛrɪəˌtaɪp
stipe
staɪp
stripe
straɪp
subtype
ˈsʌbˌtaɪp
swipe
swaɪp
tintype
ˈtɪnˌtaɪp
wipe
waɪp

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TYPE

typal
type founder
type founding
type foundry
type I error
type II error
type metal
type specimen
type-high
typebar
typecase
typecast
typecaster
typecasting
typeface
typescript
typeset
typesetter
typesetting
typewrite

WORDS THAT END LIKE TYPE

ambrotype
autotype
blood type
cyanotype
e-type
ecotype
haplotype
holotype
isotype
Linotype
monotype
n-type
p-type
phototype
rype
spectral type
tissue type
variable type
wild type
word-type

Synonyms and antonyms of type in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «TYPE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «type» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of type

Translation of «type» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TYPE

Find out the translation of type to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of type from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «type» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

类型
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tipo
570 millions of speakers

English

type
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रकार
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

نَوْع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

тип
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tipo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আদর্শ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

genre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Jenis
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Typ
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

種類
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

유형
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tipe
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

loại
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வகை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रकार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

tip
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tipo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

typ
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

тип
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

tip
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τύπος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

tipe
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

typ
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

type
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of type

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TYPE»

The term «type» is very widely used and occupies the 303 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TYPE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «type» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «type» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about type

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10 QUOTES WITH «TYPE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word type.
1
Grant Achatz
Alinea is not the type of restaurant where you go if you're in a hurry. Really, it's about enjoying that three-hour block of time and reflecting on the food, having great conversation with your dining companion.
2
Jaimie Alexander
Just for fun, I'm really goofy and I would love to do some stupid comedy. I'm talking, like, crazy, out there, Will Ferrell type of thing. I love it; I think those movies are so funny.
3
Summer Altice
I'm the kind of person who just can't wait to get on a train and not know where I'm going. I definitely want to live life to the fullest. And that's the type of man I'm attracted to - somebody with that spontaneous spirit.
4
Majel Barrett
I'm going to take over on the Techno Comics so I'm going to be dealing in the children's merchandising type department. But that's just setting it up and having somebody run it.
5
Dan Bartlett
Without the media, the American people won't have the type of information they need to hold their leaders to account. The relationship between government and media has always been strained, and I think most of the time that's a healthy strain.
6
Connie Britton
I would say country is the one type of music I've spent the least amount of time with in my life. I grew up in Virginia, where there was a lot of it, but I was more interested in rock and roll. Southern rock.
7
Gina Carano
Fighting is very physical and extreme and you're very vulnerable. It's a very mental type of thing.
8
Patrick Carney
Well, you know what? The same people that get driven crazy by hip hop are the same people that probably listen to the type of music that drives me crazy. Like, Journey covers.
9
John Bates Clark
The limit is not as narrow as it might be. I do not claim for this action, as it now goes on, an ideal degree of efficiency. What I do claim is that this type of competition already reveals its nature and its ultimate power to hold seeming monopolies in check.
10
Billy Collins
I write with a Uni-Ball Onyx Micropoint on nine-by-seven bound notebooks made by a Canadian company called Blueline. After I do a few drafts, I type up the poem on a Macintosh G3 and then send it out the door.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TYPE»

Discover the use of type in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to type and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Just My Type: A Book About Fonts
This book is a must-read for the design conscious that will forever change the way you look at the printed word.
Simon Garfield, 2011
2
The non-designer's type book: insights and techniques for ...
Please note! If you've read Beyond the Mac is not a typewriter then you don't need this book. This book is almost exactly the same as Beyond the Mac is not a typewriter.
Robin Williams, 1998
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Thinking with Type, 2nd revised and expanded edition: A ...
This revised edition includes forty-eight pages of new content, including the latest information on style sheets for print and the web, the use of ornaments and captions, lining and non-lining numerals, the use of small caps and enlarged ...
Ellen Lupton, 2010
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Designing Type
One of the most essential tools of graphic design, typography influences the appearance of visual print materials perhaps more than any other component. This essential book explains the processes behind creating and designing type.
Karen Cheng, 2005
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Just Your Type: Create the Relationship You've Always Wanted ...
Whether you're evaluating a new relationship or looking to strengthen the one you have, this savvy guide will provide fresh insight into the mysteries of love.
Paul D. Tieger, Barbara Barron-Tieger, 2001
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Lettering & Type: Creating Letters and Designing Typefaces
A guide to type design and lettering that includes relevant theory, history, explanatory diagrams, exercises, photographs, and illustrations, and features interviews with various designers, artists, and illustrators.
Bruce Willen, Nolen Strals, 2009
7
He's Just Not Your Type (and That's a Good Thing): How to ...
A dating columnist describes her counterintuitive approach to lasting love, sharing stories of women who have found lasting happiness with their "non-types" and providing exercises designed to help readers assess their big-picture goals.
Andrea Syrtash, 2010
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The Non-Designer's Type Book: Insights and Techniques for ...
Provides instructions on creating effective Web and print pages, covering such topics as typeface, spacing, punctuation, fonts, and special characters.
Robin Williams, 2006
9
Discover Your Psychic Type: Developing and Using Your ...
Designed for both beginning intuitives and advanced psychics, this book presents a simple, step-by-step plan: " Take the insightful quiz to learn whether you are a physical, mental, emotional, or spiritual intuitive " Discover more about ...
Sherrie Dillard, 2011
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Designing Type
Copiously illustrated with type specimens and diagrams demonstrating visual principles and letter construction, the book discusses structure, optical compensation and legibility, with emphasis on the often overlooked systematic ...
Karen Cheng, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TYPE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term type is used in the context of the following news items.
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Zayn Malik calls out Naughty Boy for leaking 'No Type' music video
But in a series of tweets on Monday, Malik slammed Naughty Boy for leaking a clip of the music video for Malik's cover of Rae Sremmurd's “No Type.” ... «Entertainment Weekly, Jul 15»
2
Insulin pills tested to prevent Type 1 diabetes
Thirteen-year-old Hayden Murphy of Plainfield, Illinois, is helping researchers determine if the strategy works for Type 1 diabetes, the kind that is usually ... «CBS News, Jul 15»
3
Zayn Malik Covers Rae Sremmurd's 'No Type': Listen
Zayn Malik Covers Rae Sremmurd's 'No Type': Listen. Zayn Malik teams up with British rapper MIC Righteous for this raunchy remix of Rae Sremmurd's smash ... «Radio.com Music and Entertainment News, Jun 15»
4
Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Released And New Square Enix Role …
After a good long wait, Final Fantasy Type-0 HD is now finally amongst us. This also includes the much anticipated demo of Final Fantasy 15, entitled Episode ... «Forbes, Mar 15»
5
Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Review
It is fitting that a game about war--its passionate triumphs, its bloody defeats, its tragic consequences--would focus so heavily on combat. In Final Fantasy Type-0 ... «GameSpot, Mar 15»
6
Meet USB Type-C, The All-In-One Cable Of The Future
In the last week we've seen both Apple and Google launch laptops with a new brand of port attached: USB Type-C (or USB-C for short). In the case of the ... «ReadWrite, Mar 15»
7
Final Fantasy Director Was "Surprised" by Fan Demand for Type-0
By Cassidee MoserIn a recent interview, Final Fantasy XV and Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Director Hajime Tabata admitted to being surprised by the amount of fan ... «IGN, Feb 15»
8
'Final Fantasy 15' And 'Type-0 HD' Get New Trailers
The first of which were for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD. Showing a lot more gameplay, the game is looking very smooth indeed. The first trailer was more narrative ... «Forbes, Dec 14»
9
Type 2 Diabetes Reversible, Says ESC on World Diabetes Day
Type 2 diabetes can be prevented, or reversed with simple lifestyle changes, one diabetes expert representing the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) is ... «Medscape, Nov 14»
10
'Giant leap' to type 1 diabetes cure
The hunt for a cure for type 1 diabetes has recently taken a "tremendous step forward", scientists have said. The disease is caused by the immune system ... «BBC News, Oct 14»

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