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1. emphasize

verb. ['ˈɛmfəˌsaɪz'] to stress, single out as important.

Synonyms

  • bring attention to
  • highlight
  • spotlight
  • focus attention on
  • call attention to
  • Give emphasis to
  • place emphasis
  • place emphasis on
  • point up
  • stress
  • place the stress on
  • weight
  • background
  • accent
  • express
  • downplay
  • show
  • re-emphasize
  • ram home
  • set off
  • bring out
  • underline
  • press home
  • drive home
  • punctuate
  • underscore
  • bear down
  • accentuate
  • re-emphasise
  • emphasise

Antonyms

  • foreground
  • implicit
  • local
  • slow

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Rhymes with Emphasize

  • anglicize
  • criticize
  • deemphasize
  • downsize
  • ostracize
  • outsize
  • overemphasize
  • reemphasize
  • romanticize
  • synthesize

How to spell emphasize? Is it empasize? Or emphasi? Common misspellings are:

  • empasize
  • emphasi

Sentences with emphasize


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Bands also emphasize the push portion of the punch, neglecting the retraction, which is equally important.

2. Verb, base form
Moving your feet down will emphasize the quads more, while moving them up emphasizes the glutes.

Quotes about emphasize


1. I am lonely, yet not everybody will do. I don't know why, some people fill the gaps and others emphasize my loneliness. In reality those who satisfy me are those who simply allow me to live with my ''idea of them.
- Anaïs Nin

2. I am lonely, yet not everybody will do. I don’t know why, some people fill the gaps and others emphasize my loneliness.
- Anaïs Nin

3. I'd like to emphasize that when a reader finishes a great novel, he will immediately begin looking for another. If someone loves your book, it increases the chance that he or she will look at mine. So there is no competition between writers. Another writer's success helps build a larger readership for all of us.
- David Farland

2. re-emphasize

verb. emphasize anew.

Synonyms

  • re-emphasise
  • accentuate
  • punctuate
  • accent
  • emphasize
  • emphasise

Antonyms

  • foreground
  • take away

3. de-emphasize

verb. reduce the emphasis.

Synonyms

  • modify
  • change
  • reduce
  • destress
  • de-emphasise

Antonyms

  • destabilize
  • enable
  • loosen
  • depersonalize

4. emphasize

verb. ['ˈɛmfəˌsaɪz'] give extra weight to (a communication).

Synonyms

  • accentuate
  • punctuate
  • accent
  • underscore
  • underline
  • emphasise

Antonyms

  • hide
  • negate
  • disprove
  • affirm
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