Antitype An"ti*type, n. [Gr. ? of corresponding form; ? against + ? type, figure. See {Type}.] That of which the type is the pattern or representation; that which is represented by the type or symbol. [1913 Webster]

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  • antitype — (n.) also anti type, 1610s, from Gk. antitypos corresponding in form, lit. struck back, responding as an impression to a die, from anti (see ANTI (Cf. anti )) + typos a blow, mark (see TYPE (Cf. type) (n.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • antitype — [an΄ti tīp΄] n. [LL antitypus < LGr antitypos < Gr, resembling, corresponding to + typos, figure: see TYPE] 1. the person or thing represented or foreshadowed by an earlier type or symbol 2. an opposite type antitypical [an΄titip′i kəl] adj …   English World dictionary

  • antitype — ⇒ANTI( )TYPE, (ANTITYPE, ANTI TYPE) subst. masc. Rare. Personne ou chose dont le type s oppose à un type donné : • 1. Les étrangers, nos anti types, comme disait Mme Abel, les Anglais tenaces et les lourds Allemands, nous considèrent et nous… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • antitype — paratype (every specimen, other than the holotype, in the type series; all the specimens on which the author bases the series, except any that (s)he refers to as variants, or doubtfully associates with the nominal species, or expressly excludes… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • antitype — n. [Gr. anti, against; typos, type] 1. An opposite type; a countertype. 2. A corresponding specimen of a type species, obtained at the same time and location of the type. This definition has no standing in the ICZN …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • antitype — antitypic /an ti tip ik/, antitypical, adj. antitypically, adv. /an ti tuyp /, n. something that is foreshadowed by a type or symbol, as a New Testament event prefigured in the Old Testament. [1605 15; < ML antitypus < LGk antítypos (impression)… …   Universalium

  • antitype — noun Something that is symbolized or represented by a type. See Also: archetype, type, typology …   Wiktionary

  • Antitype — Прототип (оригинал, с которого снимают копии) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • antitype — Synonyms and related words: antetype, archetype, biotype, classic example, criterion, epitome, fugleman, fugler, genotype, imitatee, lead, mirror, model, original, paradigm, pattern, precedent, prototype, representative, rule, standard, type,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • antitype — n. model for something that is to come (e.g. someone in the Old Testament that foreshadows the coming of someone similar in the New Testament); opposite type …   English contemporary dictionary

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