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.

    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

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  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'emphasize' in Verbs Frequency: #726

How to pronounce emphasize?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Veena
    Indian

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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. Diane Spatz:

    I think we really need to emphasize to that when you are pregnant, you shouldn't be consuming alcohol, when you are breastfeeding, you shouldn't be consuming alcohol. If you want to have an occasional adult beverage, that's OK, but it shouldn't be a regular intake of alcohol.

  2. Matthew Bowman:

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

  3. Reza Najafi:

    But I should emphasize that it does not mean that right now Iran will restart any activities contrary to the JCPOA, these are only preparatory works.

  4. Georgia Republican Gov. Brian Kemp:

    The reality is we are just a few weeks away, not months away, from making measurable and meaningful changes to our stay-at-home order, that is a very optimistic point to emphasize.

  5. John Roberts:

    I will not criticize the political branches, we do that often enough in our opinions. But what I would like to do, briefly, is emphasize how the judicial branch is -- how it must be -- very different.

Images & Illustrations of emphasize

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