1. A subdivision of a particular kind of thing (synset 105848697)
    "what type of sculpture do you prefer?"
  2. A person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities) (synset 109928518)
    "a real character"; "a strange character"; "a friendly eccentric"; "the capable type"; "a mental case"
  3. (biology) the taxonomic group whose characteristics are used to define the next higher taxon (synset 108128385)
  4. Printed characters (synset 106838170)
    "small type is hard to read"
  5. All of the tokens of the same symbol (synset 106808825)
    "the word `element' contains five different types of character"
  6. A small metal block bearing a raised character on one end;
    Produces a printed character when inked and pressed on paper (synset 104511781)
    "he dropped a case of type, so they made him pick them up"
  1. Write by means of a keyboard with types (synset 201006737)
    "type the acceptance letter, please"
  2. Identify as belonging to a certain type (synset 200620372)
    "Such people can practically be typed"

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