emphasise

Definitions of emphasise
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v to stress, single out as important

Synonyms:
accent, accentuate, emphasize, punctuate, stress
Types:
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background, downplay, play down
understate the importance or quality of
bring out, set off
direct attention to, as if by means of contrast
re-emphasise, re-emphasize
emphasize anew
bear down
pay special attention to
topicalize
emphasize by putting heavy stress on or by moving to the front of the sentence
point up
emphasize, especially by identification
drive home, press home, ram home
make clear by special emphasis and try to convince somebody of something
emphasize, underline, underscore
give extra weight to (a communication)
pick up
lift out or reflect from a background
wave off
dismiss as insignificant
foreground, highlight, play up, spotlight
move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent
raise
bring (a surface or a design) into relief and cause to project
soft-pedal
play down or obscure
Type of:
evince, express, show
give expression to

v give extra weight to (a communication)

Synonyms:
emphasize, underline, underscore
Type of:
accent, accentuate, emphasize, punctuate, stress
to stress, single out as important

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