exemplify

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin exemplificare, from Latin exemplum (example).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛɡˈzɛmplɪfaɪ/, /ɪɡˈzɛmplɪfaɪ/

Verb[edit]

exemplify (third-person singular simple present exemplifies, present participle exemplifying, simple past and past participle exemplified)

  1. (transitive) To show or illustrate by example.
  2. (transitive) To be an instance of or serve as an example.
  3. (transitive) To make an attested copy or transcript of (a document) under seal.