Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: noun

That which a type prefigures.

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Usage examples "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", Henry Seton Merriman.
  2. And thus much of the ark of the covenant, and of its antitype. - "The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3", 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", Augustus J.C. Hare.