Definition of epitomize
1 : to make or give an epitome of
2 : to serve as the typical or ideal example of
Examples of epitomize in a sentence
This student's struggles epitomize the trouble with our schools.
<his personal code of behavior on the playing field is epitomized by his favorite saying, “Nice guys finish last”>
First Known Use of epitomize
EPITOMIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of epitomize for English Language Learners
: to be a perfect example or representation of (something) : to be the epitome of (something)
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