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

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. Funmi Olopade:

    I can't emphasize enough how important this is.

  2. Kirsan Ilyumzhinov:

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

  3. Katsuhiko Nakamura:

    Given the North Korean situation, they will really emphasize cooperation as East Asian nations.

  4. David Quarrey:

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

  5. Paul Cosford:

    But I would emphasize the risk is extremely low to anybody else outside of the hospital treating her.

Images & Illustrations of emphasize

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Popularity rank by frequency of use

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