stress, emphasize, emphasise, punctuate, accent, accentuate(verb)
to stress, single out as important
"Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet"
stress, accent, accentuate(verb)
put stress on; utter with an accent
"In Farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word"
To pronounce with an accent or vocal stress.
To bring out distinctly; to make prominent; to emphasize.
To mark with a written accent.
Origin: * First attested in 1731.
to pronounce with an accent or with accents
to bring out distinctly; to make prominent; to emphasize
to mark with the written accent
Origin: [LL. accentuatus, p. p. of accentuare, fr. L. accentus: cf. F. accentuer.]
reading between the lines
He forgot to read between the lines and missed out on what what has been accentuated
The numerical value of accentuate in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of accentuate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
...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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- поставям ударение, подчертавам, акцентирам, акцентувамBulgarian
- accentuarCatalan, Valencian
- akzentuieren, hervorhebenGerman
- accentuéierenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- accentueren, benadrukken, beklemtonenDutch
- framheve, betone, aksentuereNorwegian
- akcentować, uwypuklićPolish
- betona, accentueraSwedish
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