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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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "emphasize":

    stress, underline, emphasise, highlight, underscore, emphasized, stressed, emphasizes, assure, insist, stresses

How to pronounce emphasize?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say emphasize in sign language?

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How to use emphasize in a sentence?

  1. Bryan Caskey:

    This is a routine part of the process, this is why we emphasize that election-night results are unofficial.

  2. Rajani Katta:

    Although this study didn't address whey protein supplements, those have been linked to severe acne in some cases, and I would recommend stopping those, i always emphasize, though, that any dietary change would be used in addition to medical therapy and not in place of medical therapy.

  3. David Rand:

    These results emphasize the fundamental psychological bias many people have against interacting with those who do not share their partisanship.

  4. Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore:

    My goal was to focus on the importance of this election as a real turning point, and to emphasize the dangers of continuing on a road that will further undermine America's economy and weaken our national security.

  5. John Eastwood:

    I think people misunderstand boredom. They think it's simply borne out of the absence of things to do. It's really important to emphasize that is not the case.


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