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Definitions of antitype

  1. a person or thing represented or foreshadowed by a type or symbol; especially a figure in the Old Testament having a counterpart in the New Testament Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a person or thing represented or foreshadowed by a or symbol; especially a figure in the Old Testament having a counterpart in the New Testament Wordnet Dictionary DB
  3. That of which the type is the pattern or representation; that which is represented by the type or symbol. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. That which corresponds to the type: that which is prefigured by the type. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. That which corresponds to or is prefigured by the type. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. That which a type prefigures. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. That of which the type is the prefiguration. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. The reality, of which the resemblance or pattern is called the type-thus, the paschal lamb is called the type, and Christ the antitype. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for antitype

  1. We have been led to a contemplation of the Lord Jesus in His character as Antitype and Fulfilment of the holocaust of the Levitical atonement. – Messages from the Epistle to the Hebrews by Handley C.G. Moule
  2. 13, 14. In the spiritual sea of the world, its natural antitype is the conquering world's power; comp. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions. Vol. 2 by Ernst Hengstenberg
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