Definitions for emphasizeˈɛm fəˌsaɪz

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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. underscore, underline, emphasize, emphasise(verb)

    give extra weight to (a communication)

    "Her gesture emphasized her words"

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  1. Emphasize(verb)

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

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

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


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