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1. embody the essential characteristics of or be a typical example of
The fugue typifies Bach's style of composition
2. express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol
What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?
3. To represent by an image, form, model, or resemblance.
4. To embody the essential or salient characteristics of; to be the type of; as, the genus Rosa typifies the family Rosaceæ, which in turn typifies the series Rosales.