italicize

[ih-tal-uh-sahyz, ahy-tal-]
verb (used with object), italicized, italicizing.
1.
to print in italic type.
2.
to underscore with a single line, as in indicating italics.
verb (used without object), italicized, italicizing.
3.
to use italics.
Also, especially British, italicise.


Origin:
1785–95; italic + -ize

italicization, noun
unitalicized, adjective
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italicize or italicise (ɪˈtælɪˌsaɪz)
 
vb
1.  to print (textual matter) in italic type
2.  (tr) to underline (letters, words, etc) with a single line to indicate italics
 
italicise or italicise
 
vb
 
italici'zation or italicise
 
n
 
italici'sation or italicise
 
n

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Example sentences
Please either italicize or use quote marks when quoting.
It is easy to spell names wrong, to italicize where you should not, and
  capitalize when you should not.
Do not bold, italicize, or underline any information.
Italicize large publications, but use quotes for smaller units within
  publications.
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