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 wilderness. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

2. 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}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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