- the doctrine or study of types or prefigurative symbols, especially in scriptural literature.
- a systematic classification or study of types.
- Linguistics. the study and classification of languages according to structural features, especially patterns of phonology, morphology, and syntax, without reference to their histories.
Origin of typology
Related Words for typologycategorization, classification, analysis, arrangement, codification, designation, order, sorting, taxonomy, comparison, profile, benchmark
Examples from the Web for typology
Historical Examples of typology
What a marvelous unfolding of Old Testament typology in the Hebrews!The Theology of Holiness
The author who delights in typology is bent upon showing that the cross is prefigured in the Old Testament.Supernatural Religion, Vol. II. (of III)
Walter Richard Cassels
It merely points up the fact that Western terminology and typology might be rexamined.The Topanga Culture Final Report on Excavations, 1948
A. E. Treganza
Typology (L)—a study of arrangement of specimens separated into types.Handbook of Alabama Archaeology: Part I Point Types
James W. Cambron
- mainly Christian theol the doctrine or study of types or of the correspondence between them and the realities which they typify