[ tahyp-rahyt ]
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verb (used with or without object),type·wrote, type·writ·ten, type·writ·ing.
  1. to write by means of a typewriter; type.

Origin of typewrite

First recorded in 1885–90; back formation from typewriter

Words Nearby typewrite

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How to use typewrite in a sentence

  • Hadnt Daddy taught her to typewrite when she was only eleven, and didnt even Tim think she was a pretty good typist?

    Joan of the Journal | Helen Diehl Olds
  • I took it over to a young stenographer who promised to typewrite them for me as quickly as possible.

  • The simplest sort of overlap can be illustrated at an early stage in learning to typewrite.

    Psychology | Robert S. Woodworth
  • Observe the entry of W. Burgess: "You're the lady as hused to typewrite for him."

    Iconoclasts | James Huneker
  • In some measure, learning arithmetic is like learning to typewrite.

    The Psychology of Arithmetic | Edward L. Thorndike

British Dictionary definitions for typewrite


/ (ˈtaɪpˌraɪt) /

verb-writes, -writing, -wrote or -written
  1. to write by means of a typewriter; type

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