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Synonyms for epitomize
ɪˈpɪt əˌmaɪz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. typify, epitomize, epitomise(verb)

    embody the essential characteristics of or be a typical example of

    "The fugue typifies Bach's style of composition"

    symbolize, typify, represent, symbolise, epitomise, stand for


  1. epitomize(verb)

    To make an epitome of.

    sum up

  2. epitomize(verb)

    To be an epitome of.

    sum up

  3. epitomize(verb)

    sum up

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. epitomize

    abbreviate, abridge, amputate, boil down, condense, curtail, cut down, reduce, retrench, sum up, summarize

    amplify, augment, develop, dilate, enlarge, expand, expatiate, extend, increase, unfold, widen

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. epitomize(v. a.)

    abridge, abbreviate, shorten, condense, reduce, contract, make an abstract of

  2. epitomize(v. a.)

    curtail, cut short

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How to use epitomize in a sentence?

  1. John Denver:

    I epitomize America.

  2. Wang Man:

    These activists epitomize the spirit of the times. They are young, confident, ready to challenge established norms.


    Epitomize yourself i.e. strive to be a typical and perfect example of who long to be. In other words, endeavour to do your best in order to become the best that you can be. Take Note: you can epitomize your own self and then become the best that you can be through passion, vision, aspiration, courage, originality, uniqueness, hardwork and persistence. ~Emeasoba George

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