transitive verb (-tized; -tizing) Date: 1615 to represent by or as if by an emblem ; symbolize

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  • Emblematize — Em*blem a*tize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Emblematized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Emblematizing}.] To represent by, or as by, an emblem; to symbolize. [1913 Webster] Anciently the sun was commonly emblematized by a starry or radiate figure. Bp. Hurd. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • emblematize — (Amer.) v. symbolize; serve as an emblem of (also emblematise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • emblematize — [em′blə mīz΄] vt. emblemized, emblemizing [em blem′ə tīz΄] vt. emblematized, emblematizing 1. to be an emblem of; symbolize 2. to represent by or as by an emblem: Also emblemize [em′blə mīz΄] vt …   English World dictionary

  • emblematize — /em blem euh tuyz /, v.t., emblematized, emblematizing. to serve as an emblem of; represent by an emblem. Also, esp. Brit., emblematise. [1605 15; emblemat (see EMBLEMATIC) + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • emblematize — verb To stand as an emblem for; to represent …   Wiktionary

  • emblematize — or emblematise ɛm blɛmətʌɪz verb formal serve as an emblem of …   English new terms dictionary

  • emblematize — v. a. Symbolize, typify, represent by an emblem, emblemize, emblematicize …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • emblematize — em·blem·a·tize …   English syllables

  • emblematize — em•blem•a•tize [[t]ɛmˈblɛm əˌtaɪz[/t]] v. t. tized, tiz•ing to serve as an emblem of • Etymology: 1605–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • emblematize — v.tr. (also ise) 1 serve as an emblem of. 2 represent by an emblem …   Useful english dictionary

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