Antonyms of verb play_down

1 sense of play down

Sense 1
background, play down, downplay -- (understate the importance or quality of; "he played down his royal ancestry")
       Antonym of play up (Sense 1)
      => foreground, highlight, spotlight, play up -- (move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent; "The introduction highlighted the speaker's distinguished career in linguistics")

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

1 sense of play down

Sense 1
background, play down, downplay -- (understate the importance or quality of; "he played down his royal ancestry")
       => stress, emphasize, emphasise, punctuate, accent, accentuate -- (to stress, single out as important; "Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet")

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