transitive verb (-gized; -gizing) Date: 1810 to speak or write in high praise of ; extoleulogizer noun

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  • Eulogize — Eu lo*gizev. t. [imp. & p. p. {Eulogized}. (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Eulogizing}.] To speak or write in commendation of (another); to extol in speech or writing; to praise. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • eulogize — index belaud, honor Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • eulogize — 1810, from EULOGY (Cf. eulogy) + IZE (Cf. ize). Related: Eulogized; eulogizing …   Etymology dictionary

  • eulogize — (Amer.) eu·lo·gize || juːlÉ™dÊ’aɪz v. speak in praise of someone; write or speak a eulogy (also eulogise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • eulogize — extol, acclaim, laud, *praise Analogous words: exalt, magnify, aggrandize: Commend, applaud, compliment Antonyms: calumniate, vilify Contrasted words: *malign, traduce, asperse, defame, slander, libel …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • eulogize — [v] praise, glorify acclaim, applaud, bless, celebrate, commend, compliment, cry up, exalt, extol, flatter, give a bouquet*, give a posy*, hymn, idolize, laud, magnify, panegyrize, pay tribute to, sing praises; concept 69 Ant. calumniate, condemn …   New thesaurus

  • eulogize — (also eulogise) ► VERB ▪ praise highly. DERIVATIVES eulogist noun eulogistic adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • eulogize — [yo͞o′lə jīz΄] vt. eulogized, eulogizing to praise highly; compose a eulogy about; extol SYN. PRAISE eulogist n. eulogizer …   English World dictionary

  • eulogize — [[t]ju͟ːləʤaɪz[/t]] eulogizes, eulogizing, eulogized (in AM, also use eulogise) 1) VERB If you eulogize someone or something, you praise them very highly. [FORMAL] [V n] Barry Davies eulogized Keegan s part in the operation... [V prep] Taylor… …   English dictionary

  • eulogize — UK [ˈjuːlədʒaɪz] / US [ˈjuləˌdʒaɪz] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms eulogize : present tense I/you/we/they eulogize he/she/it eulogizes present participle eulogizing past tense eulogized past participle eulogized formal to praise… …   English dictionary

  • eulogize — eu|lo|gize also eulogise BrE [ˈju:lədʒaız] v [I and T] to praise someone or something very much ▪ The poem does not eulogize the dead soldiers. ▪ Commentators are eulogizing about the 17 year old left hander. >eulogist n >eulogistic… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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