epitaph

noun
ADJECTIVE
fitting
VERB + EPITAPH
write
make, stand as

These movies stand as an epitaph to the great director.

PREPOSITION
as an epitaph

He wanted these lines as his epitaph.

epitaph for

She wrote the perfect epitaph for the poet.

epitaph on (esp. BrE)

Joyce's epitaph on King Edward VIII

epitaph to

It makes a fitting epitaph to a great career.

PHRASES
be sb's epitaph

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

Synonyms:
(on a tomb or monument),


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