something that is foreshadowed by a type or symbol, as a New Testament event prefigured in the Old Testament.
Historical Examples

A vision of his antitype, the Cowes Philanderer, crossed me for a second.
The Riddle of the Sands Erskine Childers

The language of Daniel is prophetic, and Darius has in another an antitype.
A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II) Augustus de Morgan

The symbol must be of divine appointment, and as such, designed by God to represent the antitype.
Companion to the Bible E. P. Barrows

She is praised by contrast with the antitype, Thryth, just as Beowulf was praised by contrast with Heremod.
Beowulf Anonymous

The pictorial representation of type and antitype seems to have had an interest for them.
Parish Priests and Their People in the Middle Ages in England Edward L. Cutts

For this, also, we can easily see another reason in the antitype.
The Expositor’s Bible: The Book of Leviticus S H Kellogg

Thus it is in connection with the antitype of the peace-offering.
Notes on the Book of Leviticus C. H. Mackintosh

They represent the antitype inadequately, and only in certain respects.
Companion to the Bible E. P. Barrows

Oh that its antitype were more faithfully exhibited amongst us!
Notes on the Book of Deuteronomy, Volume II Charles Henry Mackintosh

So, also, this New Jerusalem was “the holy city,” an antitype of the former.
The Revelation Explained F. Smith

a person or thing that is foreshadowed or represented by a type or symbol, esp a character or event in the New Testament prefigured in the Old Testament
an opposite type

also anti-type, 1610s, from Greek antitypos “corresponding in form,” literally “struck back, responding as an impression to a die,” from anti- (see anti-) + typos “a blow, mark” (see type (n.)).


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