- to contain or represent in small compass; serve as a typical example of; typify: This meadow epitomizes the beauty of the whole area.
- to make an epitome of: to epitomize an argument.
Origin of epitomize
Related Words for epitomizingexemplify, represent, characterize, personify, embody, symbolize, illustrate, summarize, model, mean, cut, abbreviate, shorten, reduce, condense, contract, abridge, digest, compress, capsulize
Examples from the Web for epitomizing
Contemporary Examples of epitomizing
Epitomizing the budget talks, his next offer was received with equal contempt.Fiscal Cliff Countdown: What the Principals Want
December 30, 2012
Historical Examples of epitomizing
Everything was different, and we saw it through the eyes of youth and romance as epitomizing the storied tropics.Gold
Over in the corner under the lamp the sealer and bookkeeper was epitomizing the results of his day.The Rules of the Game
Stewart Edward White
It is a lively story, palpitating with strong feeling and epitomizing the blazing years of her anarchist activity.Emma Goldman
Charles A. Madison
- to be a personification of; typify
- to make an epitome of