Definitions for accentuateækˈsɛn tʃuˌeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stress, emphasize, emphasise, punctuate, accent, accentuate(verb)

    to stress, single out as important

    "Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet"

  2. stress, accent, accentuate(verb)

    put stress on; utter with an accent

    "In Farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word"

Wiktionary

  1. accentuate(Verb)

    To pronounce with an accent or vocal stress.

  2. accentuate(Verb)

    To bring out distinctly; to make prominent; to emphasize.

  3. accentuate(Verb)

    To mark with a written accent.

  4. Origin: * First attested in 1731.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Accentuate(verb)

    to pronounce with an accent or with accents

  2. Accentuate(verb)

    to bring out distinctly; to make prominent; to emphasize

  3. Accentuate(verb)

    to mark with the written accent

  4. Origin: [LL. accentuatus, p. p. of accentuare, fr. L. accentus: cf. F. accentuer.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of accentuate in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of accentuate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. G.H. Hardy:

    ...a science is said to be useful if its development tends to accentuate the existing inequalities in the destribution of wealth, or more directly promotes the destruction of human life.

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