Definitions for emphasize

Definitions for (verb) emphasize

Main entry: punctuate, accent, accentuate, stress, emphasise, emphasize

Definition: to stress, single out as important

Usage: Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet

Main entry: underline, underscore, emphasise, emphasize

Definition: give extra weight to (a communication)

Usage: Her gesture emphasized her words

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