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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Exemplify \Ex*em"pli*fy\v. 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.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
v 1: be characteristic of; "This compositional style is
exemplified by this fugue" [syn: exemplify, represent]
2: clarify by giving an example of [syn: exemplify,
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
87 Moby Thesaurus words for "exemplify":
absolve, account for, adumbrate, allegorize, body forth,
call to mind, cite, cite a particular, clarify, clear up, crack,
decipher, demonstrate, demythologize, depict, discharge, dispense,
display, document, elucidate, emblematize, embody, enlighten,
epitomize, euhemerize, example, except, excuse, exempt, exhibit,
explain, explain away, explicate, exposit, expound, figure,
fit the pattern, foreshadow, free, give a for-instance,
give reason for, give the meaning, illuminate, illustrate, image,
impersonate, incarnate, instance, itemize, lead the way, let off,
make clear, make plain, mirror, model, name, particularize,
personate, personify, popularize, prefigure, pretypify, project,
quote, rationalize, realize, reflect, relieve, represent,
set an example, set the pace, shadow, shadow forth,
shed light upon, show, show how, show the way, simplify, solve,
spare, spell out, symbolize, throw light upon, typify, unfold,
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