One that is foreshadowed by or identified with an earlier symbol or type, such as a figure in the New Testament who has a counterpart in the Old Testament.
The person or thing represented or foreshadowed by an earlier type or symbol.
An opposite or contrasting type.
An opposite type.
Origin of antitype
- Medieval Latin antitypus from Late Greek antitupos copy, antitype from Greek corresponding, representing anti- equal to, like anti– tupos print, impression
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Ancient Greek ἀντίτυπος (antitupos).