Definition of Exemplify

1. Verb. Be characteristic of. "This compositional style is exemplified by this fugue"

Exact synonyms: Represent
Generic synonyms: Be, Embody, Personify
Derivative terms: Example, Example, Exemplification



2. Verb. Clarify by giving an example of.

Definition of Exemplify

1. v. t. To show or illustrate by example.

Definition of Exemplify

1. Verb. (transitive) To show or illustrate by example. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To be an instance of or serve as an example. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To make an attested copy or transcript of (a document) under seal. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Exemplify

1. [v -FIED, -FYING, -FIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Exemplify

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exemplify (current term)
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exencephalia
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Literary usage of Exemplify

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1. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with A Journal of a Tour to the by James Boswell, Samuel Johnson (1888)
"He was at first what he endeavoured to make others; but the world broke down his resolution, and he in time ceased to exemplify his own instructions. ..."

2. The Church History of Britain: From the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year by Thomas Fuller, John Sherren Brewer (1845)
"... worthy friend of all the pensions in Somersetshire n, it will not be amiss to exemplify such as were allotted to the several abbots and priors therein. ..."

3. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1821)
"... and the record of them may serve to exemplify the dangers at. tending a population forced by prosperous trade greatly beyond its natural ..."

4. Memoirs of Richard Cumberland by Richard Cumberland (1807)
"He was here upon his very strongest ground, for no man was better calculated to exemplify how true the observation is——<• Ridiculum acri Fortius ac ..."

5. An Introduction to the Critical Study and Knowledge of the Holy Scriptures by Thomas Hartwell Horne (1852)
"Of the style of writing adopted in the body of tit manuscript the annexed engraving will afford a correct idea. and at the same time exemplify the ..."

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