verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- a design or pattern on cloth made by dyeing, weaving, or printing with engraved rollers, blocks of wood, stencils, etc.
- a cloth so treated.
- an article of apparel made of this cloth.
Idioms for print
- in printed form; published.
- (of a book or the like) still available for purchase from the publisher.
Origin of print
OTHER WORDS FROM printun·print·ed, adjectivewell-print·ed, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH printprince prints
Words nearby print
British Dictionary definitions for in print
- in printed or published form
- (of a book, etc) offered for sale by the publisher
- a fabric with a printed design
- (as modifier)a print dress
- a mark or indentation made by pressing something onto a surface
- a stamp, die, etc, that makes such an impression
- the surface subjected to such an impression
Word Origin for print
Idioms and Phrases with in print (1 of 2)
In printed or published form, as in You can find this information in print. This usage dates from the late 1400s, almost from the time of the first printing press.
Offered for sale by a publisher, as in The library has a list of all the books in print. The antonym for this usage is out of print, describing material no longer offered for sale by a publisher, as in Most of his books are out of print. [Late 1800s]
Idioms and Phrases with in print (2 of 2)
In addition to the idiom beginning with print
- print out
- go out (of print)
- in print
- small print