typify - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] [never progressive] 

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/ˈtɪpɪfaɪ/
present tense
I/you/we/theytypify
he/she/ittypifies
present participletypifying
past tensetypified
past participletypified
  1. 2
    to be a typical part or feature of something
    be typified by something (=have something as a typical part or feature):

    Meningitis is typified by inflammation of the brain.