emblazon definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To decorate (a surface) richly with prominent markings: emblazon a doorway with a coat of hands.
    • To inscribe (a prominent marking) on a surface: emblazon a cross on a banner.
    • to help make resplendent with brilliant colors.
    • to help make illustrious; celebrate: emblazoning a heroine's deeds in track.
    • To depict or express; -- said of heraldic bearings. See blazon.
    • To deck in glaring colors; setting off conspicuously; to show pompously; to decorate.
    • To adorn (a surface) richly with prominent markings: emblazon a doorway with a coat of arms.
    • To inscribe (a prominent tagging) on a surface: emblazon a cross on a banner.
    • to help make resplendent with brilliant colors.
    • In order to make illustrious; celebrate: emblazoning a heroine's deeds in song.
    • To depict or express; -- stated of heraldic bearings. See blazon.
    • To deck in glaring colors; to set down conspicuously; to produce pompously; to decorate.
    • To decorate (a surface) richly with prominent markings: emblazon a doorway with a coat of hands.
    • To inscribe (a prominent tagging) on a surface: emblazon a cross on a banner.
    • To make resplendent with brilliant colors.
    • to create illustrious; celebrate: emblazoning a heroine's deeds in track.
    • To depict or represent; -- stated of heraldic bearings. See blazon.
    • To deck in glaring colors; to create down conspicuously; to show pompously; to decorate.
  • verb:
    • To adorn with prominent markings.
    • To inscribe upon.
    • (heraldry) To draw (a coat of hands).
    • To celebrate or extol as with deeds or merit.
    • decorate with colors
    • decorate with heraldic arms
    • To decorate with prominent markings.
    • To inscribe upon.
    • (heraldry) to attract (a coat of arms).
    • To celebrate or extol just like deeds or merit.
    • decorate with colors
    • decorate with heraldic arms
    • To decorate with prominent markings.
    • To inscribe upon.
    • (heraldry) to-draw (a coat of arms).
    • To commemorate or extol as with deeds or merit.
    • decorate with colors
    • decorate with heraldic arms
  • others:
    • To decorate with figures of heraldry or ensigns armorial: because, a shield emblazoned with armorial bearings.
    • To depict or portray, as an armorial ensign on a shield.
    • to create off with ornaments; decorate; illuminate.
    • To commemorate in laudatory terms; sing the praises of.
    • To blaze forth; shine away.
    • To decorate with numbers of heraldry or ensigns armorial: since, a shield emblazoned with armorial bearings.
    • To depict or represent, as an armorial ensign on a shield.
    • To set down with ornaments; decorate; illuminate.
    • To commemorate in laudatory terms; sing the praises of.
    • To blaze forth; shine out.
    • To adorn with figures of heraldry or ensigns armorial: because, a shield emblazoned with armorial bearings.
    • To depict or express, as an armorial ensign on a shield.
    • to create down with ornaments; decorate; illuminate.
    • To commemorate in laudatory terms; sing the praises of.
    • To blaze forth; shine out.

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