Typology meaning

tī-pŏl'ə-jē
Typology is the study and classification of types of people, religions and symbols.

An example of typology is the study of ancient tribal symbols.

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The study or systematic classification of types that have characteristics or traits in common.
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The systematic classification of the types of something according to their common characteristics.
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(archaeology) The result of the classification of things according to their characteristics.
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(linguistics) Linguistic typology.
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A theory or doctrine of types, as in scriptural studies.
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The study of types, symbols, or symbolism.
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Symbolic meaning or representation; symbolism.
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