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Synonyms for epitome
ɪˈpɪt ə miepit·o·me

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Wiktionary3.0 / 2 votes

  1. epitomenoun


  2. epitomenoun


  3. epitomenoun


  4. epitomenoun

    The height; the best.



  5. epitomenoun

    A brief summary.

    abstract, synopsis


  6. epitomenoun

    in a nutshell, synopsis

English Synonyms and Antonyms4.7 / 3 votes

  1. epitome

    An abridgment gives the most important portions of a work substantially as they stand. An outline or synopsis is a kind of sketch closely following the plan. An abstract or digest is an independent statement of what the book contains. An analysis draws out the chief thoughts or arguments, whether expressed or implied. A summary is the most condensed statement of results or conclusions. An epitome, compend, or compendium is a condensed view of a subject, whether derived from a previous publication or not. We may have an abridgment of a dictionary, but not an analysis, abstract, digest, or summary. We may have an epitome of religion, a compendium of English literature, but not an abridgment. Compare ABBREVIATION.

    abbreviation, abridgment, abstract, analysis, compend, compendium, digest, outline, summary, synopsis

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 6 votes

  1. prototype, paradigm, epitome, imagenoun

    a standard or typical example

    "he is the prototype of good breeding"; "he provided America with an image of the good father"

    paradigm, range, effigy, trope, figure of speech, ikon, figure, substitution class, simulacrum, range of a function, image, persona, look-alike, icon, prototype, mental image, double, picture

  2. epitomenoun

    a brief abstract (as of an article or book)

    paradigm, prototype, image

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. epitomenoun

    abridgment, abstract, compend, compendium, conspectus, syllabus, brief, breviary, summary, synopsis, digest, sum and substance

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. epitomenoun

    compendium, abstract, digest, synopsis

PPDB, the paraphrase database5.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "epitome":

    archetype, microcosm, quintessence, miniature

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  1. Les Otten:

    To say the vote of any American is irrelevant is the epitome of hypocrisy.

  2. Ramana Pemmaraju:

    Any form of art can be known only in deep silence, to be in silence is to be receptive - No sooner you become receptive, you become woman, it has nothing to do with gender, its a quality, which is why woman is epitome of Receptivity!”

  3. Robert Thompson:

    Reagan was the epitome of cool. He was above cool. He was post-cool, he was arguably the coolest president ever.

  4. Kerry Washington:

    We became the epitome of ‘black lives matter,’.

  5. Jean Giraudoux:

    A golf course is the epitome of all that is transitory in the universe, a space not to dwell in, but to get over as quickly as possible.

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