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antitype

[ an-ti-tahyp ]
/ ˈæn tɪˌtaɪp /
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noun
something that is foreshadowed by a type or symbol, as a New Testament event prefigured in the Old Testament.
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Origin of antitype

1605–15; <Medieval Latin antitypus<Late Greek antítypos (impression) answering to a die. See anti-, type

OTHER WORDS FROM antitype

an·ti·typ·ic [an-ti-tip-ik], /ˌæn tɪˈtɪp ɪk/, an·ti·typ·i·cal, adjectivean·ti·typ·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for antitype

antitype
/ (ˈæntɪˌtaɪp) /

noun
a person or thing that is foreshadowed or represented by a type or symbol, esp a character or event in the New Testament prefigured in the Old Testament
an opposite type

Derived forms of antitype

antitypic (ˌæntɪˈtɪpɪk) or antitypical, adjectiveantitypically, adverb
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