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Definition of Epitaph


  1. An inscription on, or at, a tomb, or a grave, in memory or commendation of the one buried there; a sepulchral inscription.
  2. A brief writing formed as if to be inscribed on a monument, as that concerning Alexander: "Sufficit huic tumulus, cui non sufficeret orbis."
  3. To commemorate by an epitaph.
  4. To write or speak after the manner of an epitaph.
More "Epitaph" Quotations

Epitaph Translations

epitaph in German is Grabinschrift, Grabschrift
epitaph in Italian is epivaffio
epitaph in Norwegian is gravskrift
epitaph in Spanish is epitafio
epitaph in Swedish is epitaf, gravskrift