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

2 senses of emphasise

Sense 1
underscore, underline, emphasize, emphasise -- (give extra weight to (a communication); "Her gesture emphasized her words")
       => stress, emphasize, emphasise, punctuate, accent, accentuate -- (to stress, single out as important; "Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet")

Sense 2
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")

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