What does the word antitype mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Antitypical.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • That which a type prefigures.

Usage examples for antitype

  1. His companion was an antitype- a representative of the fair race found in England by the ancestors of the other when they came and conquered. – From One Generation to Another by Henry Seton Merriman
  2. And thus much of the ark of the covenant, and of its antitype. – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan
  3. The entrance- door and the altar have the peculiar mosaic ribbon decoration of the Cosmati, of 1190. The frescoes are all modern; in the tribune, are the deluge and the baptism of Christ,- the type and antitype. – Walks in Rome by Augustus J.C. Hare
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