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Synonyms for emphasize
ˈɛm fəˌsaɪz

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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"

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

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

    give extra weight to (a communication)

    "Her gesture emphasized her words"

    Synonyms:
    punctuate, underscore, stress, accent, emphasise, accentuate, underline

Wiktionary

  1. emphasize(verb)

    Synonyms:
    underscore, stress

    Antonyms:
    de-emphasize, downplay

  2. 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.

    Synonyms:
    stress, underscore

    Antonyms:
    downplay, de-emphasize

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. emphasize(v)

    Synonyms:
    accentuate

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#93647punctuate

How to use emphasize in a sentence?

  1. Amesh Adalja:

    Anthrax is a zoonotic disease with human cases often tied to animal exposure. For example, multiple cases have occurred at African drumming events when individuals were exposed to animal drum skins that contained anthrax spores, because of the risk of spillover into humans, it is crucial to monitor animal anthrax outbreaks and delimit the exposure of humans while promptly administering post-exposure antibiotics to those exposed. It is also important to emphasize Anthrax is a major biowarfare threat and being prepared for outbreaks of animal origin directly enhances abilities to respond to a potential bioattack using anthrax.

  2. Bo Taylor:

    I cannot emphasize enough this first class, these first kids, these parents that were willing to risk their child's futures and gamble with the belief that Cherokee was important, that's amazing because they were guinea pigs.

  3. Anthony Fauci:

    One of the things we want to emphasize and have been emphasizing is to take a look at where you are in the area of the so-called opening America again. Are you at the gateway phase one, phase two, phase three ? the CDC has guidelines about the opening of schools at various stages of those checkpoints. The basic fundamental goal would be as soon as you possibly can to get the children back to school and to use the public health as a tool to help get children back to school.

  4. Kamala Harris:

    We are a diverse country, yes, and some people would suggest that in diversity, when there is a diverse population, one can not achieve unity, i reject that notion, because this is my belief : Yes, we are diverse and we have so much more in common than what separates us. And when we emphasize that commonality... we will achieve greater unity. And in particular greater unity than we have right now, when there are so many powerful voices who are trying to sow hate and division among us.

  5. Reza Najafi:

    But I should emphasize that it does not mean that right now Iran will restart any activities contrary to the JCPOA, these are only preparatory works.

Images & Illustrations of emphasize

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