What does emphasize mean?

Definitions for emphasize
ˈɛm fəˌsaɪzem·pha·size

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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.

    Etymology: 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
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    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. Alexander Rukshin:

    The results of the tests of this air ammunition have shown that it can be compared with a nuclear weapon by its efficiency and capabilities, at the same time, I particularly want to emphasize that the impact from this ammunition does not pollute the environment in any way compared to a nuclear munition.

  2. Foreign Affairs spokesperson Arrmanatha Nasir:

    Indonesia does not have legislation or laws or any other legal instruments that will enable the issue of a prisoner exchange to be conducted, we understand the need for Australia to serve its citizens but again we must emphasize that such efforts must be done in a diplomatic manner, in a way that is respectful to the laws of country, in this case, the laws of Indonesia and the sovereignty of the laws of Indonesia.

  3. Rajani Katta:

    Although this study didn't address whey protein supplements, those have been linked to severe acne in some cases, and I would recommend stopping those, i always emphasize, though, that any dietary change would be used in addition to medical therapy and not in place of medical therapy.

  4. Farahnaz Forotan:

    We emphasize that we won't go back.

  5. Marcelo Claure:

    I do want to emphasize the business is secure.

Images & Illustrations of emphasize

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