Definition of Emphasise

1. Verb. Give extra weight to (a communication). "Her gesture emphasized her words"

Exact synonyms: Emphasize, Underline, Underscore
Generic synonyms: Accent, Accentuate, Emphasize, Punctuate, Stress
Derivative terms: Emphasizing



2. Verb. To stress, single out as important. "Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet"

Definition of Emphasise

1. Verb. (British) (alternative spelling of emphasize) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Emphasise

1. [v -SISED, -SISING, -SISES]

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Literary usage of Emphasise

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1. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Gospel According to S. Matthew by Willoughby Charles Allen (1907)
"At Mk 91S another clause is inserted to emphasise the fact that the ... The following alterations are due to a desire to emphasise a fui filment of prophecy ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"It consisted of fanciful and graceful arabes ques or floral scroll-work mingled with grotesque figures or Cupids, all skilfully arranged to emphasise FIG. ..."

3. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1902)
"... used of old to keep doublet and hose together; то GIVE POINT то POINT = to esteem lightly ; = to emphasise : also то POINT ; TO COME TO THE POINT = to ..."

4. A Cyclopædic Dictionary of the Mang'anja Language Spoken in British Central by David Clement Ruffelle Scott (1892)
"... person (not certainly a dwarf, but one whose proportions of breadth to height emphasise breadth or short-set limbs) is stout, his body is firm and huge. ..."

5. The International Critical Commentary on the Holy Scriptures of the Old and by Samuel Rolles Driver, Charles Augustus Briggs, Alfred Plummer (1907)
"At Mk 913 another clause is inserted to emphasise the fact that the disciples ... The following alterations are due to a desire to emphasise a fulfilment of ..."

6. The World as Imagination (series I) by Edward Douglas Fawcett (1916)
"It is quite intelligible why men incline to why men are emphasise " resistance " or "inertia " in connection with Nature. We know Nature (save in a respect ..."

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