I UK [prɪnt] / US verb
Word forms "print":
present tense I/you/we/they print he/she/it prints present participle printing past tense printed past participle printed
a) [intransitive/transitive] to produce words, numbers, pictures etc on paper, using a printer or printing press

I had already printed twenty pages when I noticed the page numbers were all wrong.

We plan to print 50,000 copies in the initial run.

print on:

You can print on both sides of the paper.

print something on something:

The book is beautifully printed on quality paper.

print in colour/black and white/bold type etc:

The advanced technology will enable the newspaper to print in colour.

b) [transitive] to publish something in a newspaper or magazine

They refused to print my letter as it was too critical.

2) [intransitive/transitive] to write by hand using individual letters that are not joined together

Please be sure to print your name next to your signature.

3) [transitive, usually passive] to create a mark on a surface by pressing something into it

You can see someone's initials printed in the sand there.

4) [intransitive/transitive] to produce a photograph on paper
Phrasal verbs:
II UK [prɪnt] / US noun
Word forms "print":
singular print plural prints
a) [countable] a mark made by pressing something onto a surface

There were huge paw prints right outside our tent.

See that hand print in the mud?

b) [countable, usually plural] a fingerprint

We found no prints on either the glass or the telephone.

2) [uncountable] letters or other symbols made by pressing ink, paint etc on paper or a similar surface

The print is too small to read.

Many of her novels are available in large print.

bold print (= thick, dark print):

All the figures that have changed are shown in bold print.

a) [countable] an image created by pressing a special piece of wood, metal etc with a raised design on it onto paper or another surface

There were only a few prints of this made by the artist.

a potato print

b) art a picture that is a copy of a painting

a collection of Rembrandt prints

4) [countable] a photograph developed from a negative

Those old black and white prints are much more sensitive to light.

5) [countable/uncountable] a piece of clothing or cloth with a pattern printed on it

She was wearing a bold flowered print.

6) [countable] cinema one of several copies of a film, for use in cinemas

English dictionary. 2014.

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