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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

How to pronounce emphasize?

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How to say emphasize in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#93647punctuate

How to use emphasize in a sentence?

  1. Stephane Dujarric:

    We would like to emphasize once more than no misconduct of this nature can be tolerated and that every allegation will be taken extremely seriously and investigated vigorously and thoroughly.

  2. Jim Swetz:

    This was totally unnecessary. But we have to emphasize one thing: Nobody intended for that young man to die.

  3. Richard Weissbourd:

    Too often, today’s culture sends young people messages that emphasize personal success rather than concern for others and the common good.

  4. Charles Blanke:

    Doctors are obligated to help patients in ways likely to make a difference in their quality of life – controlling pain, improving mood, addressing sleeplessness, etc. – and should offer chemotherapy only as a last resort for those who still want it after true informed consent as to the unlikelihood of it doing any good, doctors need to emphasize they will not abandon the patient with end-stage disease, and that there are ways to help that are not ‘ active treatment, ’.

  5. Mike McKeever:

    Don’t pile on the emotional pressure—emphasize that you’d like this to be strictly a business decision for them, if relatives or friends feel they can turn you down without offending you, they’re more likely to invest. Give them an out.


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