[ UK /ˈɛmfɐsˌaɪz/ ]
to stress, single out as important
Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet
give extra weight to (a communication)
Her gesture emphasized her words
How To Use emphasise In A Sentence
- A little pyrotechnics display tacked on just serves to emphasise its lack of cutting edge. Times, Sunday Times
- He emphasised that there is no personal animosity. Times, Sunday Times
- The contrast or brightness of the image can be varied to emphasise areas or tissues of interest. Times, Sunday Times
- Let me emphasise the point that the establishment of such a society is not some kind of utopian dream.
- But they emphasise the importance of relinquishing some of what you've been struggling to keep afloat. Times, Sunday Times
- In a country where universities emphasise competitive sports sometimes even more than academics, Notre Dame, in Indiana, was long the paragon of undergraduate football excellence.
- The team emphasised that their study could not prove that anxiety caused heart disease. Times, Sunday Times
- Though humans are never present in the photographs, human presence is emphasised through foregrounding the conscious activity of design.
- It has quite a kick, emphasised by a pungent aroma that brings tears to the eyes and a hanky to the nose.
- But he underlined the need for the party to re-emphasise its tax cutting instincts.