italicize

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verb ital·i·cize \ə-ˈta-lə-ˌsīz, i-, ī-\

Definition of italicize

italicized

;

italicizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to print in italics or underscore with a single line

  3. 2 :  emphasize the microphone italicizes every curdled top note — P. G. Davis

italicization

play \ə-ˌta-lə-sə-ˈzā-shən, i-, ī-\ noun

Examples of italicize in a sentence

  1. high-definition television italicizes every line and wrinkle in an actor's face

1795

First Known Use of italicize

1795


ITALICIZE Defined for English Language Learners

italicize

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verb ital·i·cize \ə-ˈta-lə-ˌsīz, i-, ī-\

Definition of italicize for English Language Learners

  • : to put letters, numbers, etc., in italics : to print (text) in italics


ITALICIZE Defined for Kids

italicize

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verb ital·i·cize \i-ˈta-lə-ˌsīz\

Definition of italicize for Students

italicized

;

italicizing

  1. 1 :  to print in italics

  2. 2 :  underline 1



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