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EPITAPH

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does epitaph mean? 

EPITAPH (noun)
  The noun EPITAPH has 2 senses:

1. an inscription on a tombstone or monument in memory of the person buried there
2. a summary statement of commemoration for a dead person

  Familiarity information: EPITAPH used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EPITAPH (noun)


Sense 1epitaph [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An inscription on a tombstone or monument in memory of the person buried there

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("epitaph" is a kind of...):

inscription; lettering (letters inscribed (especially words engraved or carved) on something)


Sense 2epitaph [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A summary statement of commemoration for a dead person

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("epitaph" is a kind of...):

commemoration; memorial; remembrance (a recognition of meritorious service)


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