type1 W1S1 [taıp] n
[Date: 1400-1500; : Latin; Origin: typus 'image', from Greek typos 'act of hitting, mark made by hitting, model', from typtein 'to hit']
one member of a group of people or things that have similar features or qualities
of this/that/each etc type
I've already seen a few movies of this type.
type of
What type of music do you like?
Products like this are clearly aimed at a particular type of person.
There are two main types of sleep.
Buy the right shampoo for your hair type.
2.) [singular]
a person who has, or seems to have, a particular character
Jo's not really the sporty type.
Beth is not the type to make a fuss.
3.) be sb's type
especially spoken to be the kind of person someone is sexually attracted to
He wasn't my type really.
4.) [U]
printed letters
italic type
5.) [U and C]
a small block with a raised letter on it that is used to print with, or a set of these
WORD CHOICE: type, kind, sort
Type , kind , and sort all have the same meaning and can be used in the same situations : What type of car do you drive? | an interesting kind of plant | a new sort of mobile phone
If you are saying that something is partly true or are not being exact, use sort of or kind of rather than type of : It's a sort of oval shape.
Type , kind , and sort are countable nouns, and they must be plural after determiners with plural meanings:
this type/kind/sort of + singular noun : I don't like this type of thing. | This kind of mistake is easy to make. |Red wine goes well with this sort of dish.
these/those types/kinds/sorts of + plural/singular noun : How common are these types of illness(es)? |Those kinds of colours look good with dark skin.
!! Remember to use the plural types/kinds/sorts after all, both, certain, different, many, several, various etc : movies that appeal to certain kinds of people (NOT certain kind of people) | Many sorts of jobs require computing skills (NOT many sort of jobs).
type 2
type2 v
1.) [I and T]
to write something using a computer or a ↑typewriter
He types with two fingers.
Type your password, then press 'Return'.
type sth up
(=type a copy of something written by hand, in note form, or recorded)
I went home to type up the report.
type sth in
(=write information on a computer)
Please wait while I type in your details.
2.) [T] technical
to find out what group something such as blood, cells, or a disease belong to
DNA typing

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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