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If you’re like me, when you’re finished reading a book it’s often filled with underlines, scribblings, circled portions and highlighted phrases.

Because, rather than underline an emotion I have readily available, it reminds me of a world I passed by without noticing.

To underline the point, Noah Claypole “announced his intention of coming to see him hung.”

Yet the recent protests underline growing unease with her administration at home.

“Perhaps more than any other recipient, with Shirley I would underline the word life,” he said.

He also came out strongly in favor of stem cell research, again using a personal family story to underline his commitment.

Words marked with a dotted underline are changes made by the transcriber.

To guard against omission, the traveller should underline the names of the places to be visited before commencing the round.

The simplest way to mark is to underline the words or to make a stroke alongside the verse.

Therefore I ask you to consider well and deeply the next sentence of this letter—which I will underline.

Words that were determined from context appear with a dotted underline.


On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to underline, such as: accentuate, highlight, indicate, point up, stress, and underscore.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.