Definitions for: Emphasize

[v] to stress, single out as important; "Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet."
[v] give extra weight to (a communication); "Her gesture emphasized her words"

Webster (1913) Definition: Em"pha*size, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Emphasized; p.
pr. & vb. n. Emphasizing.]
To utter or pronounce with a particular stress of voice; to
make emphatic; as, to emphasize a word or a phrase.

Synonyms: accent, accentuate, emphasise, punctuate, stress

See Also: background, bear down, bring out, downplay, drive home, emphasize, evince, express, play down, point up, press home, ram home, re-emphasise, re-emphasize, set off, show, underline, underscore

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