printprint1 /prɪnt/ verb 1[intransitiveI, transitiveT] to produce words, numbers, pictures etc on paper, using a machine that puts ink onto the surface
The system prints each transaction on the customer’s passbook.
Kodak’s new desktop machine prints16 pages a minute.
print something on something
The electronic sorters can only read bar codes printed on the lower right-hand corner of letters.
2[transitiveT] to produce many copies of a document, newspaper, book etc in printed form
His company lost a contract to print 20,000 temporary auto license tags for Tennessee.
Estonia hired a foreign firm to print banknotes to replace the ruble.
3[transitiveT] to put a letter, speech, article etc in a book, newspaper etcSYN PUBLISH
‘Newsday’ printed the story on Dec. 8.
An apology was printed in yesterday’s edition.
4[intransitiveI, transitiveT]COMPUTING if a computer prints words on a screen, they appear on the screen
After a delay of four seconds, the translated sentence is printed on a computer screen.
5[transitiveT] to write words or letters by hand without joining the letters together, so that they look like the letters in a book
Print your name at the top and sign the declaration at the bottom of page 2.