Definition of Epilogue

1. Noun. A short speech (often in verse) addressed directly to the audience by an actor at the end of a play.

Exact synonyms: Epilog
Generic synonyms: Close, Closing, Conclusion, End, Ending



2. Noun. A short passage added at the end of a literary work. "The epilogue told what eventually happened to the main characters"
Exact synonyms: Epilog
Group relationships: Piece Of Writing, Writing, Written Material
Generic synonyms: Close, Closing, Conclusion, End, Ending

Definition of Epilogue

1. n. A speech or short poem addressed to the spectators and recited by one of the actors, after the conclusion of the play.

Definition of Epilogue

1. Noun. A short speech, spoken directly at the audience at the end of a play ¹

2. Noun. The performer who gives this speech ¹

3. Noun. A brief oration or script at the end of a literary piece; an afterword ¹

4. Noun. (computing) A component of a computer program that prepares the computer to return from a routine. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Epilogue

1. to provide with a concluding section [v -LOGUED, -LOGUING, -LOGUES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epilogue

epilith
epilithic
epiliths
epilog
epilogation
epilogic
epilogical
epilogism
epilogisms
epilogistic
epilogize
epilogized
epilogizes
epilogizing
epilogs
epilogue (current term)
epilogued
epilogues
epiloguing
epiloguize
epiloguized
epiloguizes
epiloguizing
epiloia
epimachus
epimandibular
epimanikia
epimanikion
epimastical
epimastical fever

Literary usage of Epilogue

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1. The poems and plays of Oliver Goldsmith by Oliver Goldsmith (1818)
"The epilogue 7 bring it. Miss Cat. Excuse me, ma'am. The author bid me sing it. RECITATIVE. Ye beaux and belles, that form this splendid ring, Suspend your ..."

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