1. a system of words used to name things in a particular discipline

    Synonyms : language, nomenclature
    Type Of : word
    Examples :
    • legal terminology


  1. the rational and systematic study of religion and its influences and of the nature of religious truth

    Synonyms : divinity
    Type Of : field, study, discipline, subject, bailiwick, subject area, field of study, subject field
  2. a particular system or school of religious beliefs and teachings

    Synonyms : theological system
    Type Of : system, system of rules
    Examples :
    • Jewish theology
    • Roman Catholic theology
  3. the learned profession acquired by specialized courses in religion (usually taught at a college or seminary)

    Type Of : learned profession
    Examples :
    • he studied theology at Oxford


  1. art and technique of printing with movable type

    Synonyms : composition
    Type Of : printing, printing process
  2. the craft of composing type and printing from it

    Type Of : craft, trade


  1. soldiers collectively

    Synonyms : military personnel, soldiery
    Type Of : force, personnel

turn up

  1. find by digging in the ground

    Synonyms : dig up, excavate
    Type Of : obtain
  2. discover the location of; determine the place of; find by searching or examining

    Synonyms : locate
    Type Of : regain, find
  3. be shown or be found to be

    Synonyms : prove, turn out
    Type Of : be
  4. bend or lay so that one part covers the other

    Synonyms : fold, fold up
    Type Of : change surface
    Examples :
    • turn up your collar
  5. appear or become visible; make a showing

    Synonyms : come on, come out, show up, surface
    Type Of : appear

turn out

  1. get up and out of bed

    Synonyms : arise, get up, rise, uprise
    Antonyms : turn in
  2. bring forth

    Synonyms : bear
    Type Of : create, make
  3. put out or expel from a place

    Synonyms : boot out, chuck out, eject, exclude, turf out
    Type Of : expel, kick out, throw out
  4. be shown or be found to be

    Synonyms : prove, turn up
    Type Of : be
  5. turn outward

    Synonyms : rotate, splay, spread out
    Type Of : turn
  6. result or end

    Synonyms : come out
    Type Of : terminate, end, finish, stop, cease
    Examples :
    • How will the game turn out?
  7. cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch

    Synonyms : cut, switch off, turn off
    Type Of : flip, throw, switch
    Examples :
    • turn out the lights
  8. come and gather for a public event

    Type Of : meet, gather, assemble, forgather, foregather
  9. come, usually in answer to an invitation or summons

    Type Of : appear
  10. outfit or equip, as with accessories

    Type Of : fit, fit out, outfit, equip
  11. produce quickly or regularly, usually with machinery

    Type Of : create, produce, make
  12. prove to be in the result or end

    Type Of : happen, fall out, go on, hap, occur, pass, pass off, come about, take place


  1. government income due to taxation

    Synonyms : revenue, tax income, tax revenue
    Type Of : government revenue, government income
  2. charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government

    Synonyms : revenue enhancement, tax
    Type Of : levy
  3. the imposition of taxes; the practice of the government in levying taxes on the subjects of a state

    Type Of : infliction, imposition


  1. a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)

    Synonyms : case, character, eccentric
    Type Of : grownup, adult
    Examples :
    • the capable type
  2. identify as belonging to a certain type

    Synonyms : typecast
    Type Of : identify
    Examples :
    • Such people can practically be typed
  3. write by means of a keyboard with types

    Synonyms : typewrite
    Type Of : write
    Examples :
    • type the acceptance letter, please
  4. all of the tokens of the same symbol

    Type Of : symbol
    Examples :
    • the word `element' contains five different types of character
  5. a small metal block bearing a raised character on one end; produces a printed character when inked and pressed on paper

    Type Of : block
    Examples :
    • he dropped a case of type, so they made him pick them up
  6. a subdivision of a particular kind of thing

    Antonyms : antitype
    Type Of : variety, kind, form, sort
    Examples :
    • what type of sculpture do you prefer?
  7. (biology) the taxonomic group whose characteristics are used to define the next higher taxon

    Type Of : taxon, taxonomic category, taxonomic group
  8. printed characters

    Type Of : graph, grapheme, graphic symbol, character
    Examples :
    • small type is hard to read


  1. a person whose occupation is teaching

    Synonyms : instructor
    Type Of : pedagog, pedagogue, educator
  2. a personified abstraction that teaches

    Type Of : abstraction, abstract
    Examples :
    • books were his teachers
    • experience is a demanding teacher


  1. impart skills or knowledge to

    Synonyms : instruct, learn
    Type Of : inform
  2. an English pirate who operated in the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of North America (died in 1718)

    Synonyms : blackbeard, edward teach, edward thatch, thatch
  3. accustom gradually to some action or attitude

    Type Of : accustom, habituate