antitype definition

  • noun:
    • one that's foreshadowed by or identified with a youthful representation or type, eg a figure in the New Testament who's a counterpart within the Old-Testament.
    • An opposite or contrasting type.
    • something which is symbolized or represented by a type.
    • That of which the kind is the pattern or representation; what is represented by the type or symbol.
    • what is prefigured or represented by a sort, and for that reason is correlative with-it; especially, in theology, what in the gospel is foreshadowed by and answers to some person, character, activity, establishment, or event into the Old Testament.
    • In biology, same as antitrope.
    • an opposite or contrasting kind
    • a person or thing represented or foreshadowed by a sort or symbol; specially a figure inside Old Testament having a counterpart within the New-Testament
    • one that's foreshadowed by or identified with a youthful sign or type, eg a figure when you look at the New-Testament who's got a counterpart in Old-Testament.
    • An opposite or contrasting kind.
    • something which is symbolized or represented by a type.
    • That of which the kind could be the pattern or representation; what is represented because of the type or representation.
    • whatever is prefigured or represented by a sort, and as a consequence is correlative along with it; specially, in theology, that which in gospel is foreshadowed by and answers for some individual, character, action, organization, or event in Old-Testament.
    • In biology, identical to antitrope.
    • an opposite or contrasting type
    • someone or thing represented or foreshadowed by a kind or symbol; particularly a figure in the Old Testament having a counterpart into the New-Testament

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