type1 [ taıp ] noun ***
1. ) count a group of people or things with similar qualities or features that make them different from other groups: KIND, SORT:
type of: What type of dog have you got?
I won't tolerate this type of behavior from my students.
all types of someone/something: We provide advice to all types of businesses.
a local builder who does all types of building work
of this type: It's a good price for a bike of this type.
2. ) uncount letters printed in a book, magazine, or newspaper, or typed using a keyboard:
Use bold type for the title.
The book is produced in large type and on thick paper.
3. ) count someone with particular interests or qualities:
All her friends are really arty types.
Sam isn't the romantic type.
be someone's type
to be someone with the particular qualities that you find attractive:
Joe's OK but he's not really my type.
type 2 [ taıp ] verb *
1. ) intransitive or transitive to write something using a keyboard:
I didn't know you could type.
He can type 40 words a minute.
She handed me a typed letter from her employer.
2. ) transitive TECHNICAL to find out what group a person or thing belongs to, especially by means of medical or scientific tests:
This test helps in typing the organism that causes the disease.
`type ,in phrasal verb transitive
to type information on a keyboard so that it is recorded by a computer and appears on its screen:
Type in the name of the program, then press Return.
`type ,into phrasal verb transitive
type something into something to type information on a keyboard so that it is recorded by a computer and appears on its screen:
Piper watched as he typed instructions into the computer.
,type `out phrasal verb transitive
to write all of something using a keyboard:
I'll have to type the whole letter out again!
,type `up phrasal verb transitive
to type something that someone has written using a pen or pencil:
I need to type up my report.

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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