emblazon


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em·bla·zon

 (ĕm-blā′zən)
tr.v. em·bla·zoned, em·bla·zon·ing, em·bla·zons
1.
a. To adorn (a surface) with a prominent marking, such as a logo or heraldic symbol: emblazon a doorway with a coat of arms.
b. To inscribe (a prominent marking, such as a logo or heraldic symbol) on a surface: emblazon a cross on a banner.
2. To make resplendent with brilliant colors.
3. To make illustrious; celebrate: emblazoning a heroine's deeds in song.

em·bla′zon·er n.
em·bla′zon·ment n.

emblazon

(ɪmˈbleɪzən)
vb (tr)
1. (Heraldry) to describe, portray, or colour (arms) according to the conventions of heraldry
2. (Heraldry) to portray heraldic arms on (a shield, one's notepaper, etc)
3. to make bright or splendid, as with colours, flowers, etc
4. to glorify, praise, or extol, often so as to attract great publicity: his feat was emblazoned on the front page.
emˈblazonment n

em•bla•zon

(ɛmˈbleɪ zən)

v.t.
1. to adorn with heraldic devices or emblems.
2. to decorate brilliantly.
3. to proclaim in celebration.
[1585–95]
em•bla′zon•er, n.
em•bla′zon•ment, n.

emblazon


Past participle: emblazoned
Gerund: emblazoning

Imperative
emblazon
emblazon
Present
I emblazon
you emblazon
he/she/it emblazons
we emblazon
you emblazon
they emblazon
Preterite
I emblazoned
you emblazoned
he/she/it emblazoned
we emblazoned
you emblazoned
they emblazoned
Present Continuous
I am emblazoning
you are emblazoning
he/she/it is emblazoning
we are emblazoning
you are emblazoning
they are emblazoning
Present Perfect
I have emblazoned
you have emblazoned
he/she/it has emblazoned
we have emblazoned
you have emblazoned
they have emblazoned
Past Continuous
I was emblazoning
you were emblazoning
he/she/it was emblazoning
we were emblazoning
you were emblazoning
they were emblazoning
Past Perfect
I had emblazoned
you had emblazoned
he/she/it had emblazoned
we had emblazoned
you had emblazoned
they had emblazoned
Future
I will emblazon
you will emblazon
he/she/it will emblazon
we will emblazon
you will emblazon
they will emblazon
Future Perfect
I will have emblazoned
you will have emblazoned
he/she/it will have emblazoned
we will have emblazoned
you will have emblazoned
they will have emblazoned
Future Continuous
I will be emblazoning
you will be emblazoning
he/she/it will be emblazoning
we will be emblazoning
you will be emblazoning
they will be emblazoning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been emblazoning
you have been emblazoning
he/she/it has been emblazoning
we have been emblazoning
you have been emblazoning
they have been emblazoning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been emblazoning
you will have been emblazoning
he/she/it will have been emblazoning
we will have been emblazoning
you will have been emblazoning
they will have been emblazoning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been emblazoning
you had been emblazoning
he/she/it had been emblazoning
we had been emblazoning
you had been emblazoning
they had been emblazoning
Conditional
I would emblazon
you would emblazon
he/she/it would emblazon
we would emblazon
you would emblazon
they would emblazon
Past Conditional
I would have emblazoned
you would have emblazoned
he/she/it would have emblazoned
we would have emblazoned
you would have emblazoned
they would have emblazoned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.emblazon - decorate with colors; "color the walls with paint in warm tones"
adorn, decorate, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify - make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day"
miniate - paint with red lead or vermilion
2.emblazon - decorate with heraldic arms
artistic creation, artistic production, art - the creation of beautiful or significant things; "art does not need to be innovative to be good"; "I was never any good at art"; "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"
adorn, decorate, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify - make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day"

emblazon

verb decorate, show, display, present, colour, paint, illuminate, adorn, ornament, embellish, blazon Jackie was sporting a t-shirt with the band's name emblazoned on it.
Translations
kirjoittaakoristaakoristellapalkitapiirtää

emblazon

[ɪmˈbleɪzən] VTengalanar or esmaltar con colores brillantes (fig) → escribir or adornar de modo llamativo

emblazon

vt
(Her) → schmücken, (ver)zieren
(= display boldly) namestolz hervorheben; the name “Jones” was emblazoned on the coverder NameJonesprangte auf dem Umschlag

emblazon

[ɪmˈbleɪzn] vt to emblazon withdecorare con
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Apparently in defiance of the drab surrounding environment, a younger generation of architects is boldly designing houses that seem to defy the notions of Japanese domestic privacy and self-effacement and emblazon themselves on the city scene.
After spraying suspects' faces at point-blank range with either black or white paint, the vigilantes then emblazon the pervert's clothing with the words "I am a harasser", the report said.