Synonyms for emphasize

Grammar : Verb
Spell : em-fuh-sahyz
Phonetic Transcription : ˈɛm fəˌsaɪz

Top 10 synonyms for emphasize Other synonyms for the word emphasize

Définition of emphasize

Origin :
  • 1828, from emphasis + -ize. Related: Emphasized; emphasizing.
  • verb stress, give priority to
Example sentences :
  • As though she had meant by wearing it to emphasize her belief in her lover.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • This was no time for him to ask me such a question, especially to emphasize the "you."
  • Extract from : « The Rise of Roscoe Paine » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Suddenly she leant forward upon the table as though to emphasize what she had to say.
  • Extract from : « The Golden Woman » by Ridgwell Cullum
  • The discovery seemed only to emphasize the helplessness of his predicament.
  • Extract from : « The Great Dome on Mercury » by Arthur Leo Zagat
  • This physiology, we may emphasize, is not derived from an investigation of human anatomy.
  • Extract from : « The Legacy of Greece » by Various
  • I emphasize "near her house" because that means familiar ground.
  • Extract from : « The Book of the Damned » by Charles Fort
  • We'd like to emphasize that it was said that nothing but this falling substance was visible in the sky.
  • Extract from : « The Book of the Damned » by Charles Fort
  • I emphasize this point because the opposite is the accepted opinion.
  • Extract from : « Shakespearean Playhouses » by Joseph Quincy Adams
  • He did not emphasize its qualities to her; rather, he distracted her attention from the desolation.
  • Extract from : « Wayside Courtships » by Hamlin Garland
  • There are many little incidents which he relates that emphasize this.
  • Extract from : « Old-Time Makers of Medicine » by James J. Walsh

Antonyms for emphasize

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