Synonyms and Antonyms of epitome
a short statement of the main points
- The golden rule is often cited as the epitome of moral conduct: "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."
abstract, brief, digest, encapsulation, outline, précis, recap, recapitulation, résumé (or resume), roundup, rundown, sum, summarization, summary, synopsis, wrap-up
a visible representation of something abstract (as a quality)
- He was the epitome of style.
abstract, avatar, embodier, embodiment, externalization, genius, icon (also ikon), image, incarnation, incorporation, manifestation, objectification, personification, personifier
actualization, concretization, exemplification, personalization, realization, substantiation
essence, quintessence, soul
archetype, exemplar, model, paradigm, pattern
the most perfect type or example
- Mahatma Gandhi is often cited as the epitome of resolute reformer who uses nonviolence to bring about social and political change.
archetype, model, prototype
abstract, avatar, embodier, embodiment, incarnation, incorporation, manifestation, personification
height, meridian, ultimate, zenith
benchmark, criterion, touchstone, yardstick