Definitions for accentuateækˈsɛn tʃuˌeɪt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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"

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  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 DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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.]


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