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Synonyms for accent
ˈæk sɛnt; ækˈsɛnt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. accent, speech pattern(noun)

    distinctive manner of oral expression

    "he couldn't suppress his contemptuous accent"; "she had a very clear speech pattern"

    Synonyms:
    stress, speech pattern, dialect, idiom, emphasis, accent mark

  2. emphasis, accent(noun)

    special importance or significance

    "the red light gave the central figure increased emphasis"; "the room was decorated in shades of grey with distinctive red accents"

    Synonyms:
    dialect, vehemence, stress, accent mark, idiom, speech pattern, emphasis

  3. dialect, idiom, accent(noun)

    the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people

    "the immigrants spoke an odd dialect of English"; "he has a strong German accent"; "it has been said that a language is a dialect with an army and navy"

    Synonyms:
    phrase, artistic style, speech pattern, dialect, stress, set phrase, accent mark, idiom, parlance, emphasis, phrasal idiom, idiomatic expression

  4. stress, emphasis, accent(noun)

    the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)

    "he put the stress on the wrong syllable"

    Synonyms:
    tenseness, speech pattern, vehemence, emphasis, stress, dialect, accent mark, tension, strain, focus, idiom

  5. accent, accent mark(verb)

    a diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation

    Synonyms:
    stress, speech pattern, dialect, idiom, emphasis, accent mark

  6. stress, emphasize, emphasise, punctuate, accent, accentuate(verb)

    to stress, single out as important

    "Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet"

    Synonyms:
    emphasise, mark, punctuate, stress, try, underscore, strain, accentuate, underline, emphasize

  7. stress, accent, accentuate(verb)

    put stress on; utter with an accent

    "In Farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word"

    Synonyms:
    emphasise, punctuate, stress, try, strain, accentuate, emphasize

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. accent

    Synonyms:
    stress, rhythm, pulsation, beat, emphasis

    Antonyms:
    smoothness, inaccentuation, monotony, equableness, babble, flow

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. accent(n.)

    Synonyms:
    intonation, cadence, tone, modulation of voice

  2. accent(n.)

    Synonyms:
    stress (on a certain syllable)

  3. accent(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    accentuate, lay stress upon, pronounce with accent

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. accent(n)

    Synonyms:
    stress, ictus, modulation, accentuation

  2. accent(v)

    Synonyms:
    emphasize, accentuate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "accent":

    emphasis, focus, 'accent, focused

How to pronounce accent?

Alex
US English
Daniel
British
Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

How to say accent in sign language?

How to use accent in a sentence?

  1. François de La Rochefoucauld:

    The accent of one's birthplace remains in the mind and in the heart as in one's speech.

  2. Lee Strasberg:

    A great actor is independent of the poet; because the supreme essence of feeling does not reside in the prose or in verse, but in the accent with which it is delivered.

  3. Julie Montagu:

    The biggest piece of advice I would give Meghan… stay American, keep your American roots, keep your American accent… Don’t let the weather bring you down. It’s easy to do. And still have that high energy because that is what… I really feel that the English love about Americans. Our optimism, our energy, our go-getting attitude. And the cup is always half-full for us… Keep that and stay rooted in your American traditions and culture.

  4. Marlen Ochoa-Lopez:

    And the city of Chicago needs to awaken itself, if there is a place where you are not respected because of your accent, instead of your intelligence, don't accept it.

  5. Jake Tapper:

    Certainly, the facts will emerge, but we are right to ask, 'Why can't we put the accent on preserving life, childen's lives,' as opposed to simply assuming, the best we can do is simply kill another child.

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Translations for accent

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  • tongvalAfrikaans
  • نبر, تلفظ, نطق, علامة نبر, لكنةArabic
  • баҫымBashkir
  • на́ціскBelarusian
  • акцентирам, акце́нт, произноше́ние, ударе́ние, ритъм, [[поставям]] [[ударение]], подчертавамBulgarian
  • accentuar, accentCatalan, Valencian
  • přízvukCzech
  • betoning, trykDanish
  • Betonung, AkzentGerman
  • τόνοςGreek
  • akĉentoEsperanto
  • acento, tilde, acentuarSpanish
  • مدPersian
  • ilmaisu, [[merkitä]] [[aksentit]], painottaa, pilkku, aksenttimerkki, sävy, korostus, aksentti, isku, paino, puhe, korostaa, painotus, pääpaino, erityispiirre, äänensävy, sävyttää, painopisteFinnish
  • accentuer, accentFrench
  • aiceann, béim ghutha, aiceannaigh, blasIrish
  • beumScottish Gaelic
  • acentoGalician
  • מבטא, דגשHebrew
  • hangsúly, ékezet, akcentusHungarian
  • acentizar, acentoIdo
  • áherslaIcelandic
  • accentoItalian
  • 強調, アクセント, 強音, なまり, 話し振りJapanese
  • 강세Korean
  • kirtisLithuanian
  • на́гласок, акце́нт, нагла́сува, акценти́ра, прим, нагласокMacedonian
  • klemtoon, uitspraak, accent, accentteken, accentueren, beklemtonen, tongvalDutch
  • aksentuere, trykk, aksent, uttale, tonefall, betoning, merkeNorwegian
  • akcent, naciskPolish
  • linha, tonicidade, acento, sotaquePortuguese
  • accent, intonațieRomanian
  • акце́нт, [[ста́вить]] [[ударе́ние]], штрих, [[знак]] [[ударение, [[поста́вить]] [[ударе́ние]], подчеркну́ть, подчёркивать, ударе́ние, [[проставля́ть]] [[ударе́ние]], [[проста́вить]] [[ударе́ние]], акценти́роватьRussian
  • atzentuSardinian
  • naglasak, нагласакSerbo-Croatian
  • prízvukSlovak
  • naglàs, naglasiti, poudaritiSlovene
  • accent, accentuera, betoning, betona, brytningSwedish
  • శైలి, యాసTelugu
  • vurgulamak, şive, ağız, vurgu, aksanTurkish
  • на́голосUkrainian
  • kazetamalVolapük

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