emblematize

verb em·blem·a·tize \ em-ˈble-mə-ˌtīz \
Updated on: 9 Nov 2017

Definition of emblematize

emblematized; emblematizing
transitive verb
: to represent by or as if by an emblem : symbolize

Examples of emblematize in a Sentence

  1. the burned-out church emblematizes how the religious strife has destroyed that nation

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First Known Use of emblematize

1615



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