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Archetype

Antonyms for archetype:

offshoot, copy, outgrowth, by-product, spin off, replica, reproduction.

Synonyms for archetype:

representative (adjective)

type.

Sense 1 (noun)

instance, case, template, stereotype.

Sense 2 (noun)

father, protoplast.

archetype (noun)

original, pilot.

cognition (noun)

original, pilot.

measure (noun)

criterion.

model (noun)

ideal.

original (noun)

prototype, forerunner, pattern, original, precursor.

prototype (noun)

exemplar, norm, standard, bench mark, model, yardstick, specimen, mould, genotype, paradigm.

typical example (noun)

original, model, paradigm, ideal, standard, pattern, prototype.

Sense 1

case study, epitome, protoplast, boilerplate, Mr., instance, embodiment, object lesson, apotheosis, STANDOUT, byword.

Sense 2

quintessence, avatar, poster child, template.

Sense 3

precedent, incarnation, stereotype.

Sense 4

caricature.

Sense 6

thing.

Sense 9

case, father.

Sense 14

lead.

Usage examples for archetype:

  • Walter Pater in his essay on The School of Giorgione has dwelt upon the same theme, declaring music the archetype of the arts. - "Promenades of an Impressionist", James Huneker.

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