antitype

Derivation

  • Greek: anti, corresponding to; typos, type

Article

Some one or something prefigured or typified by biblical persons, or objects, or events. Adam, Noe, Moses, David are some of the Old Testament types of Christ. He is their antitype.

MLA Citation

  • “antitype”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 November 2019. Web. 6 March 2021. <>