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e·pit·o·mize

 (ĭ-pĭt′ə-mīz′)
tr.v. e·pit·o·mized, e·pit·o·miz·ing, e·pit·o·miz·es
1. To make an epitome of; sum up.
2. To be a typical example of: behavior that epitomizes selfishness.

epitomize

(ɪˈpɪtəˌmaɪz) or

epitomise

vb (tr)
1. to be a personification of; typify
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) to make an epitome of
eˈpitomist n
eˌpitomiˈzation, eˌpitomiˈsation n
eˈpitoˌmizer, eˈpitoˌmiser n

e•pit•o•mize

(ɪˈpɪt əˌmaɪz)

v.t. -mized, -miz•ing.
1. to serve as a typical or perfect example of; typify.
2. to make an epitome of; summarize.
[1590–1600]
e•pit`o•mi•za′tion, n.

epitomize


Past participle: epitomized
Gerund: epitomizing

Imperative
epitomize
epitomize
Present
I epitomize
you epitomize
he/she/it epitomizes
we epitomize
you epitomize
they epitomize
Preterite
I epitomized
you epitomized
he/she/it epitomized
we epitomized
you epitomized
they epitomized
Present Continuous
I am epitomizing
you are epitomizing
he/she/it is epitomizing
we are epitomizing
you are epitomizing
they are epitomizing
Present Perfect
I have epitomized
you have epitomized
he/she/it has epitomized
we have epitomized
you have epitomized
they have epitomized
Past Continuous
I was epitomizing
you were epitomizing
he/she/it was epitomizing
we were epitomizing
you were epitomizing
they were epitomizing
Past Perfect
I had epitomized
you had epitomized
he/she/it had epitomized
we had epitomized
you had epitomized
they had epitomized
Future
I will epitomize
you will epitomize
he/she/it will epitomize
we will epitomize
you will epitomize
they will epitomize
Future Perfect
I will have epitomized
you will have epitomized
he/she/it will have epitomized
we will have epitomized
you will have epitomized
they will have epitomized
Future Continuous
I will be epitomizing
you will be epitomizing
he/she/it will be epitomizing
we will be epitomizing
you will be epitomizing
they will be epitomizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been epitomizing
you have been epitomizing
he/she/it has been epitomizing
we have been epitomizing
you have been epitomizing
they have been epitomizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been epitomizing
you will have been epitomizing
he/she/it will have been epitomizing
we will have been epitomizing
you will have been epitomizing
they will have been epitomizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been epitomizing
you had been epitomizing
he/she/it had been epitomizing
we had been epitomizing
you had been epitomizing
they had been epitomizing
Conditional
I would epitomize
you would epitomize
he/she/it would epitomize
we would epitomize
you would epitomize
they would epitomize
Past Conditional
I would have epitomized
you would have epitomized
he/she/it would have epitomized
we would have epitomized
you would have epitomized
they would have epitomized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.epitomize - embody the essential characteristics of or be a typical example ofepitomize - embody the essential characteristics of or be a typical example of; "The fugue typifies Bach's style of composition"
stand for, symbolize, typify, symbolise, represent - express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol; "What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?"

epitomize

verb typify, represent, illustrate, embody, exemplify, symbolize, personify, incarnate The goddess Selene epitomized perfect motherhood.

epitomize

verb
1. To give a recapitulation of the salient facts of:
Informal: recap.
2. To serve as an example, image, or symbol of:
Translations

epitomize

[ɪˈpɪtəmaɪz] VTpersonificar, resumir
he epitomized resistance to the enemyél era el paradigma de la resistencia al enemigo
she epitomizes today's career womanes el prototipo de la mujer de carrera moderna

epitomize

[ɪˈpɪtəmaɪz] vt
(= symbolize) → symboliser
(= be a perfect illustration of) → être la parfaite illustration de

epitomize

epitomize

[ɪˈpɪtəmaɪz] vt (frm) → incarnare