Synonyms and related words:
advert to, allude to, augur, be taken as, betoken, body forth, characterize, denominate, denote, designate, divine, emblematize, embody, epitomize, evince, exemplify, figure, finger, foretoken, hint, illustrate, indicate, instance, mean, mirror, model, name, personify, pick out, point at, point out, point to, prefigure, preindicate, presign, presignal, presignify, pretypify, refer to, represent, select, signify, specify, spell, stand for, stigmatize, suggest, symbol, symbolize, token

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  • Typify — Typ i*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Typified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Typifying}.] [Type + fy.] 1. To represent by an image, form, model, or resemblance. [1913 Webster] Our Savior was typified, indeed, by the goat that was slain, and the scapegoat in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • typify — index depict, exemplify, personify, represent (portray), signify (denote) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • typify — 1630s, to represent by a symbol, from L. typus (see TYPE (Cf. type)) + FY (Cf. fy). Meaning to serve as a typical specimen of some class, etc. is attested from 1854 …   Etymology dictionary

  • typify — [v] represent, characterize body forth, describe, emblematize, embody, epitomize, exemplify, feature, illustrate, incarnate, mean, mirror, model, personify, stand for, sum up, symbolize; concepts 55,261,682 …   New thesaurus

  • typify — ► VERB (typifies, typified) ▪ be typical of. DERIVATIVES typification noun …   English terms dictionary

  • typify — [tip′i fī΄] vt. typified, typifying [see TYPE & FY] 1. to be a type or emblem of; symbolize; prefigure 2. to have or show the distinctive characteristics of; be typical of; exemplify typification n. typifier n …   English World dictionary

  • typify — typ|i|fy [ˈtıpıfaı] v past tense and past participle typified present participle typifying third person singular typifies [T] 1.) to be a typical example of something ▪ the features which typify a Scottish Highland landscape ▪ non violent protest …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • typify — UK [ˈtɪpɪfaɪ] / US [ˈtɪpɪˌfaɪ] verb [transitive, never progressive] Word forms typify : present tense I/you/we/they typify he/she/it typifies present participle typifying past tense typified past participle typified 1) to be an excellent or… …   English dictionary

  • typify — [[t]tɪ̱pɪfaɪ[/t]] typifies, typifying, typified VERB If something or someone typifies a situation or type of thing or person, they have all the usual characteristics of it and are a typical example of it. [V n] These two buildings typify the rich …   English dictionary

  • typify — verb (transitive not in progressive) 1 to be a typical example of something: the arrogance that typifies this government s approach 2 to be a typical part or feature of something: the long complicated sentences that typify legal documents …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • typify — transitive verb ( fied; fying) Date: 1622 1. to represent in typical fashion ; to constitute a typical mark or instance of < realism…that typified his earlier work Current Biography > 2. to embody the essential or salient characteristics of ; be… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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