from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To serve as a typical example of; embody the essential characteristics of: a painting that typifies the artist's work.
- transitive v. To represent by an image, a form, or a model; symbolize or prefigure.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To embody, exemplify; to represent by an image, form, model, or resemblance.
- v. To portray stereotypically.
- v. To serve as a typical or reference specimen.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To represent by an image, form, model, or resemblance.
- transitive v. To embody the essential or salient characteristics of; to be the type of.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To represent by an image, form, model, or resemblance; show forth; prefigure.
- To be or constitute a type of; embody the typical characteristics of; exemplify: as, the tiger typifies all the animals of the cat kind.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol
- v. embody the essential characteristics of or be a typical example of
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