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mean vs typify typify vs mean

mean is a noun but typify is not a noun.

mean is an adjective but typify is not an adjective.

mean and typify both are verbs.

As verbs, typify is a hyponym of mean; that is, typify is a word with a more specific, narrower meaning than mean and typify is a type of mean with the definitions:
  • mean or intend to express or convey
Other hyponyms of mean include stand for, represent, symbolize, symbolise, signify, spell, import, aim, drive, get.
mean (noun) typify (noun)
an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
mean (adjective) typify (adjective)
approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value
characterized by malice
having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality
marked by poverty befitting a beggar
(used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity
(used of sums of money) so small in amount as to deserve contempt
of no value or worth
very good; of the highest quality
mean (verb) typify (verb)
mean or intend to express or convey embody the essential characteristics of or be a typical example of
have as a logical consequence express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol
denote or connote
have in mind as a purpose
have a specified degree of importance
intend to refer to
destine or designate for a certain purpose