emphasize definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To give emphasis to; anxiety.
    • To utter or pronounce with a certain anxiety of sound; in order to make emphatic.
    • To give focus to; stress.
    • To utter or pronounce with a specific tension of voice; in order to make emphatic.
    • to offer focus to; stress.
    • To utter or pronounce with a particular tension of vocals; which will make emphatic.
  • verb:
    • To worry, give focus or additional weight to (something).
    • give excess weight to (a communication)
    • to worry, select as crucial
    • To stress, give focus or additional weight to (anything).
    • give additional weight to (a communication)
    • to stress, single out as important
    • To stress, give focus or additional weight to (some thing).
    • give extra weight to (a communication)
    • to worry, pick out as important
  • others:
    • To utter or pronounce with emphasis; render emphatic; lay stress upon: as, to emphasize a syllable, word, or statement; to emphasize a passage in reading.
    • to create down demonstrably or distinctly; make more obvious or even more good; give a stronger perception of.
    • To utter or pronounce with focus; render emphatic; lay anxiety upon: as, to stress a syllable, term, or statement; to emphasize a passage in reading.
    • to carry down plainly or distinctly; make more apparent or higher positive; provide a stronger perception of.
    • To utter or pronounce with focus; render emphatic; lay stress upon: as, to emphasize a syllable, term, or statement; to stress a passage in reading.
    • to create out plainly or distinctly; make much more obvious or more good; offer a stronger perception of.

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