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
    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. Joseph Wu:

    I along with our country's people feel sad, angry and regretful, i need to emphasize here that China grabbing our allies and giving us pressure in the diplomatic space will not shrink the distance across the (Taiwan) strait and will not let cross-strait relations walk on a peaceful, friendly path.

  2. Randall Stephenson:

    We need to stop qualifying that, if somebody's going to come on the board at ATT, we obviously are going to make sure they're qualified. I don't think we have to [ emphasize ] qualified with Black.

  3. Janine Barchas:

    If you're asking me,' Were they Jane Austen's ?' I think they probably were, and I would emphasize the' probably,' because you can never know, but I think that it is likely.

  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. Katsuhiko Nakamura:

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

Images & Illustrations of emphasize

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