Epitomizes vs Epitomises - What's the difference?

epitomizes | epitomises |


As verbs the difference between epitomizes and epitomises

is that epitomizes is (epitomize) while epitomises is (epitomise).

epitomizes

English

Verb

(head)
  • (epitomize)
  • ----

    epitomize

    English

    Alternative forms

    * epitomise

    Verb

    (epitomiz)
  • To make an epitome of.
  • To be an epitome of.
  • * 1997 , Michael Moortgat, Categorial Type Logics'', in ''Handbook of Logic and Language , ed. J. van Benthem and A. ter Meulen, p. 99
  • The framework of Combinatory Categorial Grammar epitomizes the rule-based generalized categorial architecture.

    Synonyms

    * sum up

    Derived terms

    * epitomizer * epitomization * epitomistic

    epitomises

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (epitomise)

  • epitomise

    English

    Verb

    (epitomis)
  • * 2014 , Daniel Taylor, England and Wayne Rooney see off Scotland in their own back yard'' (in ''The Guardian , 18 November 2014)[http://www.theguardian.com/football/2014/nov/18/scotland-england-international-friendly-match-report]
  • Yet Hodgson’s men played with wonderful control. Their young full-backs, Luke Shaw and Nathaniel Clyne, epitomised their composure and Fraser Forster had to make only one noteworthy save before Andy Robertson’s goal, seven minutes from the end of time, temporarily threatened a winning position.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=January 25 , author=Paul Fletcher , title=Arsenal 3 - 0 Ipswich (agg 3 - 1) , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=Robin van Persie hit the woodwork in the opening half and Arsenal became increasingly frustrated by their failure to score - with one extremely ambitious long-range attempt from Gael Clichy epitomising his team's desperation.}}