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emphasizes, 3rd person singular present; emphasises, 3rd person singular present; emphasising, present participle; emphasised, past tense; emphasized, past tense; emphasizing, present participle; emphasized, past participle; emphasised, past participle;
  1. Give special importance or prominence to (something) in speaking or writing
    • - he jabbed a finger into the tabletop to emphasize his point
    • - he emphasized that the drug works in only 30 percent of cases
  2. Lay stress on (a word or phrase) when speaking

  3. Make (something) more clearly defined
    • - a one-piece bathing suit that emphasized her build

  1. stress: to stress, single out as important; "Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet"
  2. underscore: give extra weight to (a communication); "Her gesture emphasized her words"
  3. (emphasized) emphatic: spoken with emphasis; "an emphatic word"
  4. (emphasis) vehemence: intensity or forcefulness of expression; "the vehemence of his denial"; "his emphasis on civil rights"
  5. (emphasis) special and significant stress by means of position or repetition e.g.
  6. (emphasis) stress: the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch); "he put the stress on the wrong syllable"
  7. (Emphasis (telecommunications)) In FM transmission, emphasis is the intentional alteration of the amplitude-vs.-frequency characteristics of the signal to reduce adverse effects of noise in a communication system.
  8. (Emphasis (typography)) In typography, emphasis is the exaggeration of words in a text with a font in a different style from the rest of the text--to emphasize them.
  9. (Emphasis! (On Parenthesis)) Emphasis! (On Parenthesis) is an album by the Stanton Moore Trio, released on April 22, 2008. Organist Robert Walter and guitarist Will Bernard, both of whom played with Moore on his previous solo album, III, are featured on the album.
  10. To stress, give emphasis or extra weight to (something)
  11. (emphasis) Special weight or forcefulness given to something considered important; Special attention or prominence given to something; Prominence given to a syllable or words, by raising the voice or printing in italic or underlined type; Related to bold
  12. (emphasis) the stress placed on a single area of a work or a unifying visual theme.
  13. (emphasis) The principle of visual organization that suggests that certain elements should assume more importance (dominance) than others in the same composition. Dominance contributes to unity because one main idea or feature is emphasized and other elements are subordinate to it.
  14. (Emphasis) A principle of design by which the artist may use opposing sizes and/or shapes, contrasting colors, or other means to place greater attention on certain areas or objects in a work of art.
  15. (Emphasis) refers to points of interest that focus the viewer’s eye to important parts within the body of work.
  16. (emphasis) n :  force or intensity of expression that gives impressiveness or importance to something.
  17. (Emphasis) An area of concentration within a major or minor; for example, an English major may have an emphasis in creative writing.
  18. (emphasis) Special stress given to an element to make it stand out.
  19. (Emphasis) It is the importance given to certain object or areas in an artwork. Color, texture, shape, and size can be used to create emphasis. Emphasis is a principle of design.
  20. (EMPHASIS) A main part of the design, such as a focal point.
  21. (EMPHASIS) In an effort to improve the already excellent signal-to-noise ratio of the compact disc, CDs (as well as digital tapes) can be recorded with emphasis. If used, the recording is made with a high frequency boost (called Emphasis). ...
  22. (EMPHASIS) discipline in which you conduct numerous research studies
  23. (Emphasis (or Focus)) A designated set of courses within an academic program, selected for their contribution to concentrated study of a limited subject area. For example, African American Studies is an emphasis or focus within the broader area of American Studies.
  24. (Emphasis) A change in a slide part that draws attention to it after it is revealed. Examples: change of color, change of size, blinking, spinning
  25. (Emphasis) Asian-American Cultural Awareness