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/ˈepiˌtaf/,
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epitaphs, plural;
  1. A phrase or statement written in memory of a person who has died, esp. as an inscription on a tombstone


  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
  3. An epitaph (from Greek: '' epi-taphios "at,over-tomb" -- literally: "on the gravestone''") is a short text honoring a deceased person, strictly speaking that is inscribed on their tombstone or plaque, but also used figuratively. ...
  4. Epitaph is an album by Vancouver industrial band Front Line Assembly, released in 2001.
  5. Epitaph is a live 4CD set of concert performances and radio sessions by the band King Crimson, released in 1997. Volumes 1 and 2 (Discs 1 and 2) were available in retail shops, and the set included a flyer with instructions on how to obtain Volumes 3 and 4 (Discs 3 and 4) via mail-order.
  6. Epitaph Records is a Hollywood, California based independent record label owned by Bad Religion guitarist Brett Gurewitz. The label was originally "just a logo and a P.O. ...
  7. Epitaph is a composition by jazz musician Charles Mingus. It is over 4000 measures long, takes more than two hours to perform, and was only completely discovered during the cataloguing process after his death. ...
  8. Epitaph is the second studio album by German death metal band Necrophagist released by Relapse Records on August 3, 2004. Unlike on Onset of Putrefaction, guitarist and vocalist Muhammed Suiçmez recorded the album alongside a group of live musicians.
  9. "Epitaph" (from the Greek word Epitaphios - Επιτάφιος) is the third track from the British progressive rock band King Crimson's debut album, In the Court of the Crimson King.
  10. Pictures or tables with reliefs and inscriptions erected in honour of the deceased in churches or sepulchral chapels.
  11. a burial inscription, often in verse. Philip Reder's Epitaphs (London: Michael Joseph, 1969) collected authentic examples, largely from British gravestones. Here are two:
  12. Not to be confused with epithet or epigram, an epitaph refers literally to an inscription carved on a gravestone, aka, cenotaph. In a more general sense, an epitaph is the final statement spoken by a character before his death. ...
  13. A verse or quotation on a memorial commemorating a deceased person. Formerly a full funeral oration or speech spoken over the tomb. From the Latin word epitaphium.
  14. Something which indicates the salient facts about or characteristics of the deceased. Shortened form of the elegy.
  15. Épitaphe - Voir les épitaphes de Jean de La Fontaine
  16. an inscription on a tomb, showing that virtues acquired by death have a retroactive effect.
  17. A statement that lies above about the person that lies below
  18. Originally a funeral oration (in Latin, epitaphium) which, being a speech made by the living, was said "over the tomb".
  19. A short composition in memory of a dead person. An epitaph is a brief statement about one deceased, written originally on that person's tombstone.
  20. a short poem or verse written in memory of someone
  21. An inscription on a tomb or tombstone, or a verse written on the occasion of a person's death. Epitaphs may be serious or humorous. Dorothy Parker's epitaph reads, "I told you I was sick."
  22. (in  epitaph (poetic form))