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  Words related to type

Related / Similar Words: character, eccentric, case, typecast, typewrite

 

Definition:
  • 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";
  • a subdivision of a particular kind of thing; "what type of sculpture do you prefer?";
  • all of the tokens of the same symbol; "the word `element'' contains five different types of character";
  • printed characters; "small type is hard to read";
  • (biology) the taxonomic group whose characteristics are used to define the next higher taxon;
  • 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";
  • identify as belonging to a certain type; "Such people can practically be typed";
  • write by means of a keyboard with types; "type the acceptance letter, please";

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    Hyponyms: quad, space, nature, version, variant, variation, edition, type family, font, fount, typeface, face, shift, backspace, double-space, triple-space, touch-type

     

    Derivational Morphology: typewrite, typecast, typify, epitomize, epitomise, character, eccentric, case, typewriter, typing, typewriting, typist

     

     
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