What does emphasize mean?

Definitions for emphasize
ˈɛm fəˌsaɪzem·pha·size

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stress, emphasize, emphasise, punctuate, accent, accentuateverb

    to stress, single out as important

    "Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet"

  2. underscore, underline, emphasize, emphasiseverb

    give extra weight to (a communication)

    "Her gesture emphasized her words"

Wiktionary

  1. emphasizeverb

    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. Etymology: from – see emphasis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Emphasizeverb

    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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of emphasize in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of emphasize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of emphasize in a Sentence

  1. Bonnie Sard:

    We urge you to get a COVID-19 vaccine booster right now if you still have not received one. A number of studies emphasize the protective effect of booster vaccination against severe COVID illness and variants such as Delta and Omicron.

  2. Paper Magazine Abby Schreiber:

    I think it’s up to the individual woman what she wants to wear or not wear, and although, yes, there have been recent trends that emphasize more modest dressing, if a woman wants to show skin, that’s up to her and she should n’t be made to feel embarrassed or ashamed of her choices or be... stereotyped in any way because of them. Modeling agency Maggie, Inc. President Robert Casey responded to the backlash Vogue received on social media. President Robert Casey said the no bust trend is not offensive or body shaming.

  3. David Quarrey:

    It is important to emphasize that the Duke is not a political figure, this is not a political visit.

  4. Carsten Hjorthøj:

    I think it is highly important to use both our study and other studies to highlight and emphasize that cannabis use is not harmless, there is, unfortunately, evidence to suggest that cannabis is increasingly seen as a somewhat harmless substance. This is unfortunate, since we see links with schizophrenia, poorer cognitive function, substance use disorders, etc.

  5. Kirsan Ilyumzhinov:

    I want to emphasize that I have never had any kind of commercial interests in Syria or Iran.

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    the transportation of people (as a family or colony) to a new settlement (as after an upheaval of some kind)
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