Meaning of TYPE in English



Function: verb

Inflected Form: typed ; typ · ing

Date: 1596

transitive verb

1 : to represent beforehand as a type : PREFIGURE

2 a : to produce a copy of b : to represent in terms of typical characteristics : TYPIFY

3 : to produce (as a character or document) using a keyboard (as on a typewriter or computer) also : KEYBOARD

4 : to identify as belonging to a type: as a : to determine the natural type of (as a blood sample) b : TYPECAST

intransitive verb : to write something on a typewriter or enter data into a computer by way of a keyboard

– type · able \ ' t ī -p ə -b ə l \ adjective

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.