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Italic

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Noun

1. italic

a style of handwriting with the letters slanting to the right

2. italic, italic language

a branch of the Indo-European languages of which Latin is the chief representative

3. italic

a typeface with letters slanting upward to the right

Adjective

4. italic

characterized by slanting characters

Example Sentences:
'italic characters'

5. italic

of or relating to the Italic languages

Example Sentences:
'ancient Italic dialects'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Italic

see synonyms of italic
adjective
1. Also: Italian
of, relating to, or denoting a style of handwriting with the letters slanting to the right
noun
2. 
a style of printing type modelled on this, chiefly used to indicate emphasis, a foreign word, etc
Compare roman1
3. (often plural)
italic type or print
noun
1. 
a branch of the Indo-European family of languages that includes many of the ancient languages of Italy, such as Venetic and the Osco-Umbrian group, Latin, which displaced them, and the Romance languages
adjective
2. 
denoting, relating to, or belonging to this group of languages, esp the extinct ones

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Italic

see synonyms of italic
noun
1. 
a branch of the Indo-European language family, including Latin, Oscan, Umbrian, and other languages of ancient Italy, as well as Latin's descendants, the Romance languages
adjective
2. 
of these languages
3. 
of ancient Italy or its peoples or cultures
adjective
1. 
designating or of a type in which the characters slant upward to the right, used variously, as to emphasize words, indicate foreign words, set off book titles, etc. (Ex.: this is italic type)
noun
2. 
an italic letter or other character
3.  [usually pl., sometimes with sing. v.]
italic type or print

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Italic

see synonyms of italic
adj.
1. Of or relating to ancient Italy or its peoples or cultures.
2. Of or relating to the branch of the Indo-European language family that includes Latin, Faliscan, Oscan, Umbrian, and the Romance languages.
3. italic Of or being a style of printing type patterned on a Renaissance script with the letters slanting to the right: This sentence is printed in italic type.
n.
1. The Italic branch of Indo-European.
2. often italics Italic print or typeface.

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