stress, emphasize, emphasise, punctuate, accent, accentuate(verb)
to stress, single out as important
"Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet"
underscore, underline, emphasize, emphasise(verb)
give extra weight to (a communication)
"Her gesture emphasized her words"
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.
Origin: from – see emphasis.
to utter or pronounce with a particular stress of voice; to make emphatic; as, to emphasize a word or a phrase
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'emphasize' in Verbs Frequency: #726
The numerical value of emphasize in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of emphasize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
But I would emphasize the risk is extremely low to anybody else outside of the hospital treating her.
Their bright, resonant sopranos blend impeccably; Davie's Violet tackles the top notes with a delicacy and ardor that emphasize fragility and fear, while Padgett gives Daisy pluck and wit.
The Vietnam War required us to emphasize the national interest rather than abstract principles. ... What President Nixon and I tried to do was unnatural. And that is why we didn't make it.
I want to emphasize that the relationship with France is not about one day or one particular moment, it is an ongoing longtime relationship that is deeply, deeply based in the shared values, and particularly the commitment that we share to freedom of expression.
As part of this process, we thought a lot about the way that power dynamics can contribute to sexual harassment, we wanted to emphasize that the central characteristic of any relationship between a professor and an undergraduate in the College should be pedagogical.
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- подчертавам, изтъквамBulgarian
- emfatitzarCatalan, Valencian
- subrayar, enfatizarSpanish
- painottaa, korostaa, tähdentääFinnish
- enfatizzare, evidenziare, sottolineareItalian
- 強調, アクセントJapanese
- подчёркивать, подчеркнутьRussian
- betona, understrykaSwedish
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