typology

noun ty·pol·o·gy \ tī-ˈpä-lə-jē \

Definition of typology

plural typologies
1 :study of or analysis or classification based on types or categories
2 :a doctrine of theological types; especially :one holding that things in Christian belief are prefigured or symbolized by things in the Old Testament

typologist

play \-jist\ noun

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First Known Use of typology

1845


TYPOLOGY Defined for English Language Learners

typology

noun

Definition of typology for English Language Learners

  • : a system used for putting things into groups according to how they are similar : the study of how things can be divided into different types


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typology

noun ty·pol·o·gy \ tī-ˈpäl-ə-jē \

medical Definition of typology

plural typologies
:study of or study based on types; especially :classification (as of personality, human physique, or bacterial strains) based on the comparative study of types

typological

play \ˌtī-pə-ˈläj-i-kəl\ adjective

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