Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb accentuate

2 senses of accentuate

Sense 1
stress, emphasize, emphasise, punctuate, accent, accentuate -- (to stress, single out as important; "Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet")
       => express, show, evince -- (give expression to; "She showed her disappointment")

Sense 2
stress, accent, accentuate -- (put stress on; utter with an accent; "In Farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word")
       => pronounce, articulate, enounce, sound out, enunciate, say -- (speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way; "She pronounces French words in a funny way"; "I cannot say `zip wire'"; "Can the child sound out this complicated word?")

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