emblematize

[em-blem-uh-tahyz]

verb (used with object), em·blem·a·tized, em·blem·a·tiz·ing.

to serve as an emblem of; represent by an emblem.

Nearby words

  1. emblazonment,
  2. emblazonry,
  3. emblem,
  4. emblematic,
  5. emblematist,
  6. emblements,
  7. emblemize,
  8. embodiment,
  9. embody,
  10. embolden

Also especially British, em·blem·a·tise.

Origin of emblematize

1605–15; emblemat- (see emblematic) + -ize

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Examples from the Web for emblematize

  • Serpents and dragons 82 entwine on the lintels, and emblematize the Church's power to overcome.



British Dictionary definitions for emblematize

emblematize

emblemize (ˈɛmbləˌmaɪz), emblematise or emblemise

verb (tr)

to function as an emblem of; symbolize
to represent by or as by an emblem
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