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4 letters words from 'type'

PYET 9TYPE 9

3 letters words from 'type'

PET 5PYE 8
TYE 6YEP 8
YET 6 

2 letters words from 'type'

ET 2PE 4
TE 2YE 5

All 4 letters words made out of type

type ytpe tpye ptye ypte pyte tyep ytep teyp etyp yetp eytp tpey ptey tepy etpy pety epty ypet pyet yept eypt peyt epyt

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word type. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in type.

Definitions and meaning of type

type

Etymology

From Middle English type (symbol, figure, emblem), from Latin typus, from Ancient Greek τύπος (túpos, mark, impression, type), from τύπτω (túptō, I strike, beat).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /taɪp/
  • Rhymes: -aɪp

Noun

type (plural types)

  1. A grouping based on shared characteristics; a class.
  2. An individual considered typical of its class, one regarded as typifying a certain profession, environment, etc.
  3. An individual that represents the ideal for its class; an embodiment.
    • 1872, Mary Rose Godfrey, Loyal, volume 3, page 116:
      Altogether he was the type of low ruffianism — as ill-conditioned a looking brute as ever ginned a hare.
  4. (printing, countable) A letter or character used for printing, historically a cast or engraved block.
    1. (uncountable) Such types collectively, or a set of type of one font or size.
    2. (chiefly uncountable) Text printed with such type, or imitating its characteristics.
      The headline was set in bold type.
  5. (taxonomy) Something, often a specimen, selected as an objective anchor to connect a scientific name to a taxon; this need not be representative or typical.
  6. Preferred sort of person; sort of person that one is attracted to.
  7. (medicine) A blood group.
  8. (corpus linguistics) A word that occurs in a text or corpus irrespective of how many times it occurs, as opposed to a token.
  9. (theology) An event or person that prefigures or foreshadows a later event - commonly an Old Testament event linked to Christian times.
  10. (computing theory) A tag attached to variables and values used in determining which kinds of value can be used in which situations; a data type.
  11. (fine arts) The original object, or class of objects, scene, face, or conception, which becomes the subject of a copy; especially, the design on the face of a medal or a coin.
  12. (chemistry) 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.
    The fundamental types used to express the simplest and most essential chemical relations are hydrochloric acid, water, ammonia, and methane.
  13. (mathematics) A part of the partition of the object domain of a logical theory (which due to the existence of such partition, would be called a typed theory). (Note: this corresponds to the notion of "data type" in computing theory.)
    • 2011, V.N. Grishin (originator), "Types, theory of", in Encyclopedia of Mathematics. URL: http://www.encyclopediaofmath.org/index.php?title=Types,_theory_of&oldid=14150
      Logics of the second and higher orders may be regarded as type-theoretic systems.

Synonyms

  • (grouping based on shared characteristics): category, class, genre, group, kind, nature, sort, stripe, tribe
  • (computing theory): data type
  • (printing): sort
  • (mathematics): sort
  • See also Thesaurus:class

Hyponyms

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Japanese: タイプ
  • Korean: 타입 (taip)

Translations

Verb

type (third-person singular simple present types, present participle typing, simple past and past participle typed)

  1. To put text on paper using a typewriter.
  2. To enter text or commands into a computer using a keyboard.
  3. To determine the blood type of.
  4. To represent by a type, model, or symbol beforehand; to prefigure.
  5. To furnish an expression or copy of; to represent; to typify.
    • Let us type them now in our own lives.
  6. To categorize into types.

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Esperanto: tajpi

Translations

References

  • type at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams

  • pyet

Dutch

Etymology

From Latin typus, from Ancient Greek τύπος (túpos, mark, impression, type), from τύπτω (túptō, I strike, beat).

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: ty‧pe

Noun

type n (plural types or typen, diminutive typetje n)

  1. type: a class, someone or something from a class. The diminutive is used when made into a caricature.

Derived terms

  • woningtype

Descendants

  • Indonesian: tipe

Verb

type

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of typen

French

Etymology

Borrowed from Ecclesiastical Latin typus, from Ancient Greek τύπος (túpos).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tip/

Noun

type m (plural types)

  1. type; sort, kind
  2. (colloquial) guy, bloke, man
  3. (typography) typeface

Descendants

  • Polish: typ
  • Romanian: tip

Adjective

type (plural types)

  1. typical, normal, classic
  2. (statistics) standard

Further reading

  • “type” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Latin

Noun

type

  1. vocative singular of typus

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Ancient Greek τύπος (túpos).

Noun

type m (definite singular typen, indefinite plural typer, definite plural typene)

  1. a type (kind, sort)
  2. typeface
  3. (slang) a male person, a boy or man
  4. (slang) someone's boyfriend

References

  • “type” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Ancient Greek τύπος (túpos).

Noun

type m (definite singular typen, indefinite plural typar, definite plural typane)

  1. a type (kind, sort)

References

  • “type” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • TYNE, to lose.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)