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typify

typ·i·fy

typify

 
pronunciation:
tI pih faI
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: typified, typifies, typifying
definition 1: to be the typical or representative example of.
His response typified the thinking of a bureaucrat.
synonyms:
exemplify, personify, represent
similar words:
embody, epitomize, stand for
definition 2: to be an image or representation of; symbolize.
He typifies human stubbornness.
synonyms:
betoken, denote, represent, symbolize
similar words:
bespeak, characterize, exemplify, manifest, mark, signify, stand for
derivation: typification (n.)