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[ em-fuh-sahyz ]SEE DEFINITION OF emphasizes

Synonyms for emphasizes

  • accentuate
  • affirm
  • assert
  • highlight
  • indicate
  • maintain
  • point out
  • reiterate
  • repeat
  • underline
  • underscore
  • accent
  • articulate
  • charge
  • dramatize
  • enlarge
  • enunciate
  • headline
  • hit
  • impress
  • italicize
  • mark
  • pinpoint
  • press
  • pronounce
  • punctuate
  • spotlight
  • weight
  • bear down
  • dwell on
  • insist on
  • labor the point
  • limelight
  • make a point
  • make clear
  • make emphatic
  • make much of
  • play up
  • point up
  • put accent on
  • rub in
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Antonyms for emphasizes

  • deny
  • lose
  • mumble
  • depreciate
  • forget
  • ignore
  • play down
  • understate
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EMPHASIZES

I quote the first paragraph of this introduction because it emphasizes this.

Wahhbism emphasizes the ideas which flow from the first article of the Muslim creed.

Freedom is that phase of the social ideal which emphasizes individuality.

It emphasizes their Osbirth (if I may use the word) at the expense of their boyishness.

Now and again he emphasizes some trifling error, but that is "only his fun."

It emphasizes the joys of health, the beauty of health, the earning power of health.

So “It was to Boston that George went next” emphasizes the place.

It expresses, it emphasizes, it helps to make permanent the feelings that mould life.

This fact but emphasizes what has already been said, that law once established, becomes permanent and fixed in character.

The beauty, Beaumont emphasizes as a requisite for royal favour.

WORD ORIGIN

1828, from emphasis + -ize. Related: Emphasized; emphasizing.