Definition of Epitomise

1. Verb. Embody the essential characteristics of or be a typical example of. "The fugue typifies Bach's style of composition"

Exact synonyms: Epitomize, Typify
Generic synonyms: Represent, Stand For, Symbolise, Symbolize, Typify
Derivative terms: Epitome, Epitome, Epitome, Epitome, Type, Type, Type, Typification



Definition of Epitomise

1. Verb. (alternative spelling of epitomize) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Epitomise

1. [v -MISED, -MISING, -MISES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epitomise

epithetic
epithetical
epithets
epithiazide
epithite
epithites
epithumetic
epitomai
epitomator
epitomators
epitome
epitomes
epitomic
epitomical
epitomise (current term)
epitomised
epitomises
epitomising
epitomist
epitomistic
epitomists
epitomize
epitomized
epitomizer
epitomizers
epitomizes
epitomizing
epitomy
epitonic

Literary usage of Epitomise

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1. The English Historical Review by Mandell Creighton, Justin Winsor, Samuel Rawson Gardiner, Reginald Lane Poole, John Goronwy Edwards (1899)
"Some of the papers which they epitomise were first published in full, for example, in the ' State Papers of Henry Vili,' a former undertaking which had ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1895)
"... that taught us to epitomise, for he abridged the macrocosm into the microcosm of man's body ; and nature imitates him daily ; for the eye doth epitomise ..."

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