Definition for underscore

verb as in underline, emphasize

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Example Sentences

His work in passing the Affordable Care Act, embracing medical research, and ensuring job training programs are funded underscore what we who work with Jim every day know — when he fights, he delivers.

The meta-analysis most of all underscores that there is no secret to happiness, no bliss-bringing epiphany.

That it came and went largely unnoticed underscores just how irrelevant the Wildcats were this year.

Be sure also to only use lowercase letters and hyphens to separate words rather than underscores.

The line of questioning underscores how Republicans intend to keep the focus of Wednesday’s hearing on accusations that tech companies are biased against conservatives.

These terrible roles tended to further underscore that she would always be best-known for wearing a dress.

To underscore the “shame,” street sweepers followed along behind the prisoners, cleaning the street.

To underscore the point: The Constitution strongly protects us against theocrats who would pass religious precepts into law.

They underscore the extent to which our ideas of normality are tied closely to socioeconomic status.

Of course, other elements had to be added in to underscore that concept, and it also became a mother-son movie.

Why the "many frequent and free conversations respecting me and my conduct," which you have taken so much pains to underscore?

Here we underscore c′ and c; and, as the whole thing now reads as e′a, we tack on e′a0 as the Conclusion, with a ¶.

Our poets do not need to underscore words or to use heavy headlines and italics.

Amendments can be read by placing cursor over words with a dashed underscore like this.

We may pencil on the margin, or underscore, all the leading propositions, and the typical examples.


On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to underscore, such as: accentuate, highlight, indicate, mark, stress, and accent.

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