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”
Recent Examples of epitomize from the Web
Storms of this strength and volatility epitomize the dangers posed by a climate that may be increasingly characterized by extreme weather.
This uneven aspect of the production is epitomized by the two performers appearing as Prospero's servants.
Mizuki Yamada, 23, epitomizes the thinking that frustrates BOJ policy makers.
Mr. Ivascyn’s ascension to the top of Pimco epitomizes the new direction taken by the California money...
The junior, who is rated by Inside Lacrosse magazine as the nation’s best player in the 2018 recruiting class, epitomizes that by staying poised and patient on the field, and letting his play do the talking.
Their chemistry epitomized the team's special rapport.
In a scene that epitomizes the film's discreet but charged sensuality, Michell, Eley and the two leads transform a lovely bluebell wood into a place charged with omen.
The problem was epitomized by Jeff and Kay, who wrote from the suburbs of Philadelphia.
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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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