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Synonyms for epitaph
ˈɛp ɪˌtæf, -ˌtɑfepi·taph

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. epitaphnoun

    an inscription on a tombstone or monument in memory of the person buried there

  2. epitaphnoun

    a summary statement of commemoration for a dead person

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Editors Contribution

  1. writing about a deceased

    Submitted by anonymous on January 17, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. epitaphnoun

    Synonyms:
    inscription (on a tomb or monument)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "epitaph":

    tombstone, headline

How to pronounce epitaph?

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How to use epitaph in a sentence?

  1. Gregory Nunn:

    The most touching epitaph I ever encountered was on the tombstone of the printer of Edinburgh. It said simply: He kept down the cost and set the type right.

  2. Harry S Truman:

    I always remember an epitaph which is in the cemetery at Tombstone, Arizona. It says 'Here lies Jack Williams. He done his damnedest.' I think that is the greatest epitaph a man can have.

  3. Joseph Addison:

    I have somewhere met with the epitaph on a charitable man which has pleased me very much. I cannot recollect the words, but here is the sense of it: What I spent I lost; what I possessed is left to others; what I gave away remains with me.

  4. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    The epitaph of inference is like a tattoo on your eternity, which will prove to you that everything is meaningless.

  5. Harry S Truman:

    I always remember an epitaph which is in the cemetery at Tombstone, Arizona. It says 'Here lies Jack Williams. He done his damnedest.' I think that is the greatest epitaph a man can have - When he gives everything that is in him to do the job he has before him. That is all you can ask of him and that is what I have tried to do.

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