verb (used with object), pre·fig·ured, pre·fig·ur·ing.
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The querulous, interconnected pamphlets printed in seventeenth-century Europe prefigure the culture of modern blogging.
We must see him through some lenses—we must prefigure his immortality.Conflict of Northern and Southern Theories of Man and Society|Henry Ward Beecher
The friendships of young girls prefigure the closer relations which will one day come in and dissolve their earlier intimacies.A Mortal Antipathy|Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
He had tried feebly to prefigure this face, but never had his visioning approached the actual in its majestic, still beauty.Bunker Bean|Harry Leon Wilson