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Meaning of TYPIFY

Pronunciation:  'tipu`fI

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol; "What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?"
  2. [v]  embody the essential characteristics of or be a typical example of; "The fugue typifies Bach's style of composition"

TYPIFY is a 6 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: epitomise, epitomize, represent, stand for, symbolise, symbolize
 See Also: be, embody, epitomise, epitomize, intend, mean, personify, represent, stand for, symbolise, symbolize, typify, typify



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Typ"i*fy\, v. t.
    To embody the essential or salient characteristics of; to be
    the type of; as, the genus {Rosa} typifies the family
    {Rosace[ae]}, which in turn typifies the series {Rosales}.
  2. \Typ"i*fy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Typified}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Typifying}.] [Type + -fy.]
    To represent by an image, form, model, or resemblance.
          Our Savior was typified, indeed, by the goat that was
          slain, and the scapegoat in the wilderness. --Sir T.