What does emphasize mean?

Definitions for emphasize
ˈɛm fəˌsaɪzem·pha·size

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word emphasize.

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

How to pronounce emphasize?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say emphasize in sign language?

  1. emphasize

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. Farahnaz Forotan:

    We emphasize that we won't go back.

  2. Marcelo Claure:

    I do want to emphasize the business is secure.

  3. Funmi Olopade:

    I can't emphasize enough how important this is.

  4. Douglas Letter:

    I can't emphasize enough : It's not just Ukraine, if it's criminal.

  5. Matthew Bowman:

    It's an attempt to emphasize the authority of the president of the church.

Images & Illustrations of emphasize

  1. emphasizeemphasizeemphasizeemphasizeemphasize

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