Definition of Emblazon

1. Verb. Decorate with colors. "Color the walls with paint in warm tones"

Exact synonyms: Color, Colour
Generic synonyms: Adorn, Beautify, Decorate, Embellish, Grace, Ornament
Specialized synonyms: Miniate
Derivative terms: Color, Coloration, Colorist, Colour



2. Verb. Decorate with heraldic arms.
Exact synonyms: Blazon
Category relationships: Art, Artistic Creation, Artistic Production
Generic synonyms: Adorn, Beautify, Decorate, Embellish, Grace, Ornament
Derivative terms: Blazon, Blazonry

Definition of Emblazon

1. v. t. To depict or represent; -- said of heraldic bearings. See Blazon.

Definition of Emblazon

1. Verb. (transitive) To adorn with prominent markings. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To inscribe upon. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) (heraldry) To draw (a coat of arms). ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To celebrate or extol as with deeds or merit. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Emblazon

1. to decorate with brilliant colors [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Emblazon

embitterer
embitterers
embittering
embitterment
embitterments
embitters
emblanch
emblanched
emblanching
emblaze
emblazed
emblazer
emblazers
emblazes
emblazing
emblazon (current term)
emblazoned
emblazoner
emblazoners
emblazoning
emblazonings
emblazonment
emblazonments
emblazonries
emblazonry
emblazons
emblem
emblema
emblemata
emblematic

Literary usage of Emblazon

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1. Ancient Middlesex with Brief Biographical Sketches of the Men who Have by Levi Swanton Gould (1905)
"... is eagerly adopted by such as can trace their lineage back to the early fathers, as the proudest symbol which can emblazon the family escutcheon. ..."

2. The Harp of Renfrewshire: A Collection of Songs and Other Poetical Pieces by William Motherwell (1872)
"Raise the trophy to Britain, emblazon her name In the temple of glory, and annals of fame. Now the mighty contest's o'er, Joy shall fill the world again, ..."

3. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule, George Holmes Howison (1891)
"Blazon, va I. emblazon, emblaze, adorn with ensigns armorial. 2. Display, exhibit, set forth, make a show of, show off. Blazon, n. I. Blazonry. 3. ..."

4. A Cyclopaedia of Female Biography: Consisting of Sketches of All Women who by Henry Gardiner Adams (1857)
"... and nice appreciation of character. t 'the earth is wronged by man's oppression,' may all equally m their page, or emblazon their speech with gems from ..."

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