Definitions for: Exemplify


[v] clarify by giving an example of
[v] be characteristic of; "This compositional style is exemplified by this fugue"



Webster (1913) Definition: Ex*em"pli*fyv. t. [imp. & p. p. Exemplified; p.
pr. &. vb. n. Exemplifying.] [L. exemplum example + -fy:
cf. LL. exemplificare to copy, serve as an example.]
1. To show or illustrate by example.

He did but . . . exemplify the principles in which
he had been brought up. --Cowper.

2. To copy; to transcribe; to make an attested copy or
transcript of, under seal, as of a record. --Holland.

3. To prove or show by an attested copy.

Synonyms: illustrate, instance, represent

See Also: be, dilate, elaborate, embody, enlarge, expand, expatiate, exposit, expound, flesh out, lucubrate, personify

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