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Synonyms for emphasise

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. underscore, underline, emphasize, emphasise(verb)

    give extra weight to (a communication)

    "Her gesture emphasized her words"

    punctuate, underscore, stress, accent, accentuate, underline, emphasize

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

    to stress, single out as important

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

    mark, punctuate, stress, try, accent, underscore, strain, accentuate, underline, emphasize

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    stress, underline, highlight, emphasize, underscore, insist, stressed, emphasising

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  1. emphasise

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  1. Jeremy Farrar:

    Although Congo Ebola outbreak does not at this time pose a global health threat, I want to emphasise that for the affected families and communities, Congo Ebola outbreak is very much Congo Ebola outbreak, we also need the international community to step up Congo Ebola outbreak financial commitment to ending Congo Ebola outbreak.

  2. Chief Executive Magnus Hall:

    It's important to emphasise that Vattenfall remains committed to all its other activities in Germany, germany will remain the most important market for Vattenfall even after the sale of the lignite business.

  3. Ahmed Asseri:

    We never conducted any, and I emphasise this, any strike in Yemen since we started the humanitarian pause.

  4. Chancellor Werner Faymann:

    The focus of the support is on humanitarian help, but it is also, and I would like to emphasise this, on supporting border controls where it is necessary.

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