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The Definition of - exemplify (noun)

    verb (used with object), exemplified, exemplifying.
    1.
    to show or illustrate by example.
    2.
    to furnish or serve as an example of:
    The plays of Wilde exemplify the comedy of manners.
    3.
    Law. to transcribe or copy; make an attested copy of (a document) under seal.

Word Example of - exemplify

    Example Sentences for exemplify

    We find the word Faerie, in fact, to be employed in four different senses, which we will now arrange and exemplify.

    In No. 88, the eaglets also exemplify the disposition of charges upon a Bend.

    But the new state was not long favored with his presence to enforce and exemplify its constitution.

    Every thing serves to exemplify, to illustrate man's misery.

    Words, as contra-distinguished from facts, exemplify the truth of this position.

    To the sound ou he prefixes an e (hard to exemplify otherwise than orally).

    It is, at all events, very poorly illustrated by the characters and events selected to exemplify it.

    As they were written for himself, they exemplify his peculiarities of fingering and bowing.

    It is somewhat difficult to exemplify this by a line-drawing, though it is easy to do so with an actual example.

    In his remarks he said we should "exemplify Christ," that is, our lives should be like his.

Word Origin & History of - exemplify

    Word Origin & History

    exemplify early 15c., "to illustrate by examples, to instruct by (good) example," from M.L. exemplificare, from exemplum (see example). Meaning "to serve as an example" is recorded from 1793. Related: Exemplified; exemplifies; exemplifying.