Definitions for emphasizeˈɛm fəˌsaɪz

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  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. underscore, underline, emphasize, emphasise(verb)

    give extra weight to (a communication)

    "Her gesture emphasized her words"

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  1. emphasize(Verb)

    To stress, give emphasis or extra weight to (something).

    His two-fingered gesture emphasized what he had told his boss to do with his job.

  2. Origin: from – see emphasis.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Emphasize(verb)

    to utter or pronounce with a particular stress of voice; to make emphatic; as, to emphasize a word or a phrase

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    Rank popularity for the word 'emphasize' in Verbs Frequency: #726


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