emblazon

  • 1Emblazon — Em*bla zon, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Emblazoned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Emblazoning}.] [Pref. em + blazon. Cf. {Emblaze}.] 1. To depict or represent; said of heraldic bearings. See {Blazon}. [1913 Webster] 2. To deck in glaring colors; to set off… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2emblazon — index embellish Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3emblazon — inscribe conspicuously, also extol, 1590s, from EN (Cf. en ) (1) + BLAZON (Cf. blazon) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4emblazon — [v] adorn add finishing touches, beautify, brighten, color, deck, decorate, do up*, embellish, fix up, gussy up*, jazz up*, ornament, paint, spruce up; concepts 162,177 …

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  • 5emblazon — ► VERB 1) (usu. be emblazoned) conspicuously display (a design) on something. 2) depict (a heraldic device) on something …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6emblazon — [em blā′zən, imblā′zən] vt. [ EM (see EN 1) + BLAZON] 1. to decorate or adorn (with coats of arms, etc.) 2. to display brilliantly; decorate with bright colors 3. to spread the fame of; praise; celebrate emblazonment n …

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  • 7emblazon — transitive verb (emblazoned; emblazoning) Date: 1589 1. a. to inscribe or adorn with or as if with heraldic bearings or devices b. to inscribe (as heraldic bearings) on a surface 2. celebrate, extol < have his…deeds emblazoned by a poet Thomas&#8230; …

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  • 8emblazon — emblazoner, n. /em blay zeuhn/, v.t. 1. to depict, as on an escutcheon in heraldry. 2. to decorate with brilliant colors. 3. to proclaim; celebrate or extol. [1585 95; EM 1 + BLAZON] * * * …

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  • 9emblazon — verb a) To adorn with prominent markings. The benefactors image is emblazoned on our memory. b) To inscribe upon …

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  • 10Emblazon — Her. The description of a coat of *arms. As a verb it means to display armorial bearings, also to decorate something, such as a shield, with arms. Cf. Blazon …

    Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • 11emblazon — Synonyms and related words: adorn, adulate, advertise, air, apotheosize, apply paint, array, beautify, bedaub, bedeck, bedizen, begild, belaud, bepraise, besmear, blazon, blazon forth, bless, blow up, boast of, brag about, brandish, brush on&#8230; …

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  • 12emblazon — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To decorate] Syn. embellish, ornament, illuminate; see decorate . 2. [To proclaim] Syn. herald, extol, glorify, celebrate; see advertise 1 , praise 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. ornament, color, paint, decorate,&#8230; …

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  • 13emblazon — em·bla·zon || ɪm bleɪzn v. decorate, adorn, embellish …

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  • 14emblazon — [ɪm bleɪz(ə)n, ɛm ] verb 1》 conspicuously display (a design) on something.     ↘depict (a heraldic device) on something. 2》 archaic praise publicly. Derivatives emblazonment noun …

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  • 15emblazon — v. a. 1. Blazon, emblaze, adorn with ensigns armorial. 2. Deck (with showy ornaments), decorate, adorn, embellish, emblaze, set off, set out. 3. Celebrate, laud, sing, sing the praises of …

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  • 16emblazon — verb (T) 1 to put a name, design etc on something so that it can easily be seen: The manufacturer s name was emblazoned on the packet. 2 to decorate a shield 1 or flag with a coat of arms …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17emblazon — verb 1) shirts emblazoned with the company name Syn: adorn, decorate, ornament, embellish; inscribe 2) a flag with a hammer and sickle emblazoned on it Syn: display, depict, show …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 18emblazon — v 1. paint, color, illuminate, blazon; decorate, ornament, adorn, embellish; array, bedizen, deck, bedeck, deck out. 2. proclaim, publish, herald, trumpet; praise, celebrate, extol, exalt, laud, glorify, sing or ring [s.o. s] praises …

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  • 19emblazon — em·bla·zon …

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  • 20emblazon — em•bla•zon [[t]ɛmˈbleɪ zən[/t]] v. t. 1) her to adorn with heraldic devices or emblems 2) to decorate brilliantly 3) to proclaim in celebration • Etymology: 1585–95 em•bla′zon•er, n. em•bla′zon•ment, n …

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