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typ·i·fy

 (tĭp′ə-fī′)
tr.v. typ·i·fied, typ·i·fy·ing, typ·i·fies
1. To serve as a typical example of; embody the essential characteristics of: a painting that typifies the artist's work.
2. To represent by an image, a form, or a model; symbolize or prefigure.

typ′i·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
typ′i·fi′er n.

typify

(ˈtɪpɪˌfaɪ)
vb (tr) , -fies, -fying or -fied
1. to be typical of; characterize
2. to symbolize or represent completely, by or as if by a type
[C17: from Latin typus type + -ify]
ˌtypifiˈcation n
ˈtypiˌfier n

typ•i•fy

(ˈtɪp əˌfaɪ)

v.t. -fied, -fy•ing.
1. to serve as a typical example of; exemplify: a hero who typified courage.
2. to serve as a symbol or emblem of; symbolize: The dog appropriately typifies loyalty.
[1625–35]
typ`i•fi•ca′tion, n.
typ′i•fi`er, n.

typify


Past participle: typified
Gerund: typifying

Imperative
typify
typify
Present
I typify
you typify
he/she/it typifies
we typify
you typify
they typify
Preterite
I typified
you typified
he/she/it typified
we typified
you typified
they typified
Present Continuous
I am typifying
you are typifying
he/she/it is typifying
we are typifying
you are typifying
they are typifying
Present Perfect
I have typified
you have typified
he/she/it has typified
we have typified
you have typified
they have typified
Past Continuous
I was typifying
you were typifying
he/she/it was typifying
we were typifying
you were typifying
they were typifying
Past Perfect
I had typified
you had typified
he/she/it had typified
we had typified
you had typified
they had typified
Future
I will typify
you will typify
he/she/it will typify
we will typify
you will typify
they will typify
Future Perfect
I will have typified
you will have typified
he/she/it will have typified
we will have typified
you will have typified
they will have typified
Future Continuous
I will be typifying
you will be typifying
he/she/it will be typifying
we will be typifying
you will be typifying
they will be typifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been typifying
you have been typifying
he/she/it has been typifying
we have been typifying
you have been typifying
they have been typifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been typifying
you will have been typifying
he/she/it will have been typifying
we will have been typifying
you will have been typifying
they will have been typifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been typifying
you had been typifying
he/she/it had been typifying
we had been typifying
you had been typifying
they had been typifying
Conditional
I would typify
you would typify
he/she/it would typify
we would typify
you would typify
they would typify
Past Conditional
I would have typified
you would have typified
he/she/it would have typified
we would have typified
you would have typified
they would have typified
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.typify - embody the essential characteristics of or be a typical example oftypify - embody the essential characteristics of or be a typical example of; "The fugue typifies Bach's style of composition"
stand for, symbolize, typify, symbolise, represent - express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol; "What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?"
2.typify - express indirectly by an image, form, or modeltypify - express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol; "What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?"
mean, intend - mean or intend to express or convey; "You never understand what I mean!"; "what do his words intend?"
embody, personify, be - represent, as of a character on stage; "Derek Jacobi was Hamlet"
epitomise, epitomize, typify - embody the essential characteristics of or be a typical example of; "The fugue typifies Bach's style of composition"

typify

verb represent, illustrate, sum up, characterize, embody, exemplify, personify, incarnate, epitomize These buildings typify the rich extremes of the local architecture.

typify

verb
To serve as an example, image, or symbol of:
Translations
يُمَثِّلُ الخَصائِص المُمَيِّزَه
být příkladem
vera lifandi dæmi um
būti tipišku atstovubūti tipišku pavyzdžiu
būt tipiskam
tipificar
byť príkladom
simgelemek

typify

[ˈtɪpɪfaɪ] VT [+ thing] → representar, tipificar; [+ person] → ser ejemplo de

typify

[ˈtɪpɪfaɪ] vtêtre caractéristique de

typify

vtbezeichnend sein für; he typifies the reserved Englishmaner verkörpert (genau) den Typ des zurückhaltenden Engländers

typify

[ˈtɪpɪˌfaɪ] vt (thing) → essere tipico/a di, caratterizzare; (person) → impersonare

typify

(ˈtipifai) verb
to be a very good example of. Vandalism at football matches typifies the modern disregard for law and order.
References in classic literature ?
The earliest known traditions describe the stone as having been set in the forehead of the four-handed Indian god who typifies the Moon.
What, but the mystery which it obscurely typifies, has made this piece of crape so awful?
Not merely the eye of man was a horror to him; not merely the light of a friend's countenance; but even the blessed sunshine, likewise, which in its universal beneficence typifies the radiance of the Creator's face, expressing his love for all the creatures of his hand.
ARSENAL'S late fightback against Norwich typifies their never-say-die spirit according to Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
1 : represent 2 <The cathedral typifies architecture of this period.
Turin, an olfaction researcher, illustrates for the reader the unique combination of art and science that typifies fragrance production.
But unfortunately, that incident typifies his Everton career.
The innovation that typifies NEXGEN is inherent in the company's impressive line of TIEger Auto-Tie Balers.
This transaction typifies the level of service that our group routinely provides.
Although she is more famous for having been captured and rescued than for battlefield valor, the young woman in many ways typifies America's 21st-century army.
Srdja Trifkovic of the Rockford Institute points out that this outrage in Sweden typifies the "anti-Christian beliefs and assumptions of the European Union" and may presage a broader campaign throughout the EU to sanction, censor and ultimately suppress outright any public expression of Christian values.
Kevin Penn, a managing director of ACI Capital, said, "Phillips Health typifies our portfolio strategy of investing in growth-oriented companies that have leading market positions, strong brand equity, experienced management, and a solid customer base.