Definitions for epilogueˈɛp əˌlɔg, -ˌlɒg

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ep•i•logueˈɛp əˌlɔg, -ˌlɒg(n.)

or ep•i•log

  1. a concluding part added to a literary work.

    Category: Literature

  2. a speech, usu. in verse, delivered by one of the actors after the conclusion of a play.

    Category: Showbiz

  3. the person speaking this.

    Category: Showbiz

Origin of epilogue:

1375–1425; < L epilogus < Gk epílogos peroration of a speech

Princeton's WordNet

  1. epilogue, epilog(noun)

    a short speech (often in verse) addressed directly to the audience by an actor at the end of a play

  2. epilogue, epilog(noun)

    a short passage added at the end of a literary work

    "the epilogue told what eventually happened to the main characters"

Wiktionary

  1. epilogue(Noun)

    A short speech, spoken directly at the audience at the end of a play

  2. epilogue(Noun)

    The performer who gives this speech

  3. epilogue(Noun)

    A brief oration or script at the end of a literary piece; an afterword

  4. epilogue(Noun)

    A component of a computer program that prepares the computer to return from a routine.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Epilogue(noun)

    a speech or short poem addressed to the spectators and recited by one of the actors, after the conclusion of the play

  2. Epilogue(noun)

    the closing part of a discourse, in which the principal matters are recapitulated; a conclusion

Freebase

  1. Epilogue

    An epilogue or epilog is a piece of writing at the end of a work of literature, usually used to bring closure to the work. It is presented from the perspective of within the story; when the author steps in and speaks indirectly to the reader, that is more properly considered an afterword. The opposite is a prologue - a piece of writing at the beginning of a work of literature or drama, usually used to open the story and capture interest.


Translations for epilogue

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

epilogue(noun)

the closing section of a book, programme etc.

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