- to use italics.
Also especially British, i·tal·i·cise.
Origin of italicize
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Examples from the Web for italicise
The following sentences have so many faults I cannot Italicise.
We did not deem it necessary to italicise article and wears.Stephen H. Branch's Alligator, Vol. 1 No. 1, April 24, 1858
Stephen H. Branch
I have taken the liberty to italicise a word or two, because in them Mr. Barrie supplied an answer to his question.Adventures in Criticism
Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
- to print (textual matter) in italic type
- (tr) to underline (letters, words, etc) with a single line to indicate italics
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Word Origin and History for italicise
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