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ˈtɪp əˌfaɪtyp·i·fy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. typify, epitomize, epitomise(verb)

    embody the essential characteristics of or be a typical example of

    "The fugue typifies Bach's style of composition"

  2. typify, symbolize, symbolise, stand for, represent(verb)

    express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol

    "What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?"


  1. typify(Verb)

    To embody, exemplify; to represent by an image, form, model, or resemblance.

    His attitude typifies the attitude of young people today.

  2. typify(Verb)

    To portray stereotypically.

    The angry captain typified all new sailors as incompetent.

  3. typify(Verb)

    To serve as a typical or reference specimen.

    The chosen specimen typifies plants belonging to that species.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Typify(verb)

    to represent by an image, form, model, or resemblance


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of typify in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of typify in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of typify in a Sentence

  1. Aaron Whitehead:

    Some of the outrageous events surrounding this sloppy process certainly do not typify the level of quality that Texans expect from our judicial system, ken Paxton, like all Americans, deserves to have his say in a court of law, rather than be judged in a court of public opinion that is presided over by liberal interest groups.

Images & Illustrations of typify

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