emblematize

[ em-blem-uh-tahyz ]
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verb (used with object),em·blem·a·tized, em·blem·a·tiz·ing.
  1. to serve as an emblem of; represent by an emblem.

Origin of emblematize

1
1605–15; emblemat- (see emblematic) + -ize
  • Also especially British, em·blem·a·tise .

Words Nearby emblematize

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How to use emblematize in a sentence

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

    The Cathedral Builders | Leader Scott

British Dictionary definitions for emblematize

emblematize

emblemize (ˈɛmbləˌmaɪz), emblematise or emblemise

/ (ɛmˈblɛməˌtaɪz) /


verb(tr)
  1. to function as an emblem of; symbolize

  2. to represent by or as by an emblem

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