1. (n.) The mark or impression of something; stamp; impressed sign; emblem.

2. (n.) Form or character impressed; style; semblance.

3. (n.) A figure or representation of something to come; a token; a sign; a symbol; -- correlative to antitype.

4. (n.) That which possesses or exemplifies characteristic qualities; the representative.

5. (n.) A general form or structure common to a number of individuals; hence, the ideal representation of a species, genus, or other group, combining the essential characteristics; an animal or plant possessing or exemplifying the essential characteristics of a species, genus, or other group. Also, a group or division of animals having a certain typical or characteristic structure of body maintained within the group.

6. (n.) The original object, or class of objects, scene, face, or conception, which becomes the subject of a copy; esp., the design on the face of a medal or a coin.

7. (n.) A simple compound, used as a mode or pattern to which other compounds are conveniently regarded as being related, and from which they may be actually or theoretically derived.

8. (n.) A raised letter, figure, accent, or other character, cast in metal or cut in wood, used in printing.

9. (n.) Such letters or characters, in general, or the whole quantity of them used in printing, spoken of collectively; any number or mass of such letters or characters, however disposed.

10. (v. t.) To represent by a type, model, or symbol beforehand; to prefigure.

11. (v. t.) To furnish an expression or copy of; to represent; to typify.

12. (n.) A combining form signifying impressed form; stamp; print; type; typical form; representative; as in stereotype phototype, ferrotype, monotype.

Platonic form Platonic idea adumbration aesthetic form affinity alien allegory alphabetize analyze animus antetype antitype aptitude archetype area arrange art form ascender assort augury auspice back bag barometer bastard type beard belly bent betokening betokenment bevel bias biotype black letter blazon blood body body-build brand break down breed build canon cap capital case case in point cast catalog categorize category character characteristic characteristics charactery check chosen kind cipher clan class classic example classification classify codify color complexion composition configuration conformation constituents constitution conventional symbol copy copy out counter crackpot crank crasis criterion cross section cup of tea cut degree demonstration denomination descender description designation dharma diathesis digest disposition divide draft draw up druthers eccentric eccentricity edit em emblem embodiment en enface engross epitome ethos example exemplar exemplification explanation exponent face fanatic fancy fashion fat-faced type favor feather feet fiber field figuration figure file font foreshadow foreshadowing foreshowing foretoken foretokening form format formation forte fount frame fugleman fugler gauge genius genotype genre genus glosseme grade graduated scale grain groove group habit hermit hobo hue humor humors icon iconology ideogram idiosyncrasy ilk illustration imitatee impression inclination index indicant indication individualism inner form inscribe instance italic keyboard kidney kin kind kook label layout lead leaning letter lexeme lexical form ligature line list logogram logotype lone wolf loner long suit lot love knot lower case main interest majuscule make make a recension make out makeup manner mark matrix maverick measure mental set meshuggenah metier mettle mind mind-set minuscule mirror modality mode model mold morpheme natural nature nick nonconformist norm number nut object lesson odd fellow oddball oddity omen order original outsider paradigm parameter pariah partiality particular choice pattern pen pencil personal choice personification persuasion pet subject phrase phylum physique pi pica pictogram pigeonhole


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