from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To print in italic type.
- transitive v. To underscore (written matter) with a single line to indicate italics.
- transitive v. To emphasize: "italicizing the upper extremity of the pitch spectrum with flute or piccolo” ( Arthur Berger).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To put into italics.
- v. To emphasize.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- v. To print in Italic characters; to underline written letters or words with a single line
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To print in italic type, or underscore with a single line in writing: as, to italicize emphatic words or sentences; in old books all names were commonly italicized. Also spelled italicise.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. print in italics
From italic + -ize. (Wiktionary)