- to use italics.
Also especially British, i·tal·i·cise.
Origin of italicize
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Examples from the Web for italicized
As I noted in my review, Stone and Kuznick say that Bush called North “his hero”; I italicized the first word for a reason.Oliver Stone Defends His ‘The Untold History of the United States’
Oliver Stone, Peter Kuznick
November 21, 2012
The italicized phrase isn't exactly a hallmark of the sort of hubristic soothsayer Abrams seems to describe.Abrams and Iran: There He Goes Again
October 8, 2012
And then all this gets underlined and italicized by a portentously romantic score.Is Lindsay Lohan a Work Of Art?
June 13, 2012
Recipe numbers and italicized items were added by the transcriber.Desserts and Salads
I have italicized the most offensive, though it is hardly necessary.Short Story Writing
Charles Raymond Barrett
Moaning feebly, they would return to the italicized Guide Book.Ade's Fables
An entire paragraph is italicized (quite unnecessarily) for emphasis.
In many offices the names of papers, magazines, and serials are not italicized.
- 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 italicized
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