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

3 senses of punctuate

Sense 1
punctuate, mark -- (insert punctuation marks into)
       => add -- (make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of; "We added two students to that dorm room"; "She added a personal note to her letter"; "Add insult to injury"; "Add some extra plates to the dinner table")

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")

Sense 3
punctuate -- (interrupt periodically; "Her sharp questions punctuated the speaker's drone")
       => interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off -- (make a break in; "We interrupt the program for the following messages")

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