Italicize
Italicize I*tal"i*cize, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Italicized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Italicizing}.] To print in Italic characters; to underline written letters or words with a single line; as, to Italicize a word; Italicizes too much. [1913 Webster]

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  • italicize — to print in italics (for emphasis, etc.), 1795, from ITALIC (Cf. italic) + IZE (Cf. ize). Related: Italicized; italicizing …   Etymology dictionary

  • italicize — (Amer.) i tal·i·cize || ɪ tælɪsaɪz v. print in italics, print using a form of type in which the letters lean to the right (also italicise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • italicize — [i tal′ə sīz΄, ītal′ə sīz΄] vt. italicized, italicizing 1. to print in italics 2. to underscore (handwritten or typed matter) with a single line to indicate that it is to be printed in italics italicization n …   English World dictionary

  • italicize — UK [ɪˈtælɪsaɪz] / US [ɪˈtælɪˌsaɪz] verb [transitive] Word forms italicize : present tense I/you/we/they italicize he/she/it italicizes present participle italicizing past tense italicized past participle italicized to write or print something in… …   English dictionary

  • italicize — italic ► ADJECTIVE Printing 1) denoting the sloping typeface used especially for emphasis and in foreign words. 2) denoting a style of handwriting, sloping and with pointed letters, resembling 16th century Italian handwriting. ► NOUN (also… …   English terms dictionary

  • italicize — transitive verb ( cized; cizing) Date: 1795 1. to print in italics or underscore with a single line 2. emphasize < the microphone italicizes every curdled top note P. G. Davis > • italicization noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • italicize — italicization, n. /i tal euh suyz , uy tal /, v., italicized, italicizing. v.t. 1. to print in italic type. 2. to underscore with a single line, as in indicating italics. v.i. 3. to use italics. Also, esp. Brit., italicise. [1785 95; ITALIC +… …   Universalium

  • italicize — verb a) To put into italics. b) To emphasize …   Wiktionary

  • Italicize — Выделять курсивным шрифтом; Подчёркивать (в рукописи); выделять подчёркиванием …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • italicize — Synonyms and related words: accent, accentuate, belabor, dwell on, emphasize, feature, give emphasis to, harp on, highlight, overaccentuate, overemphasize, overstress, place emphasis on, play up, point up, punctuate, rub in, spotlight, star,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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