eulogize

  • 1 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

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

    Law dictionary

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

    Etymology dictionary

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

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 5 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

  • 6 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

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

    English terms dictionary

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

    English World dictionary

  • 9 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

  • 10 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

  • 11 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

  • 12 eulogize — transitive verb ( gized; gizing) Date: 1810 to speak or write in high praise of ; extol • eulogizer noun …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 13 eulogize — eulogization, n. eulogizer, n. /yooh leuh juyz /, v.t., eulogized, eulogizing. 1. to praise highly. 2. to speak or write a eulogy about. Also, esp. Brit., eulogise. [1800 10; EULOG(Y) + IZE] Syn. 1. extol, laud, commend, panegyrize. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 14 eulogize — verb To praise, celebrate or pay homage to (someone), especially in an eloquent formal eulogy. See Also: eulogist, eulogistic, eulogizer …

    Wiktionary

  • 15 eulogize — Synonyms and related words: acclaim, adulate, apotheosize, applaud, appreciate, belaud, bepraise, bless, blow up, boast of, brag about, celebrate, compliment, cry up, deify, emblazon, exalt, extol, flatter, glorify, hero worship, honor, hymn,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 16 eulogize — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. praise, compliment, celebrate, glorify, laud, panegyrize, extol. See approbation. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. laud, extol, applaud; see praise 1 . See Synonym Study at praise . III (Roget s 3… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 17 eulogize — eu|lo|gize [ julə,dʒaız ] verb intransitive or transitive FORMAL to praise someone or something very much …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 eulogize — or eulogise ju:lədʒʌɪz verb praise highly. Derivatives eulogist noun eulogistic adjective eulogistically adverb …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 19 eulogize — v. a. Extol, laud, applaud. See praise, v …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 20 eulogize — also ise BrE verb (I, T) to praise someone or something very much: a poem eulogizing the bravery of the nation s warriors eulogist noun (C) eulogistic adjective eulogistically / kli/ adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English