Definition of Prefigurative

1. Adjective. Indistinctly prophetic.

Exact synonyms: Adumbrative, Foreshadowing
Similar to: Prophetic, Prophetical
Derivative terms: Prefigure



Definition of Prefigurative

1. a. Showing by prefiguration.

Definition of Prefigurative

1. Adjective. Showing by prefiguration. ¹

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Definition of Prefigurative

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prefigurative

prefers
prefestival
prefetch
prefetchable
prefetched
prefetches
prefetching
prefeudal
prefices
prefidence
prefidences
prefident
prefight
prefiguration
prefigurations
prefigurative (current term)
prefiguratively
prefigure
prefigured
prefigurement
prefigurements
prefigures
prefiguring
prefigurings
prefile
prefiled
prefiles
prefiling
prefill
prefilled

Literary usage of Prefigurative

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1. Animal Symbolism in Ecclesiastical Architecture by Edward Payson Evans (1896)
"... and its prefigurative significance—Wonderworking power of the cross in Jewish history—Its presence in the Garden of Eden and in the Hebrew alphabet—The ..."

2. On the historical types contained in the Old Testament, 20 discourses by Temple Chevallier (1826)
"THE PEOPLE OF ISRAEL TYPICAL OF THE PERSON OF CHRIST: AND THEIR HISTORY prefigurative OF THE INSTITUTIONS OF CHRISTIANITY. 1 Con. x. 1, 2, 3, 4. ..."

3. Literary and Theological Review by Leonard Woods, Charles D. Pigeon (1834)
"Where in the Old Testament is there a comment on the prefigurative import of ... But that it had also a prefigurative meaning, pointing forward to Christ, ..."

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