underline

[ US /ˈəndɝˌɫaɪn/ ]
VERB
  1. draw a line or lines underneath to call attention to
  2. give extra weight to (a communication)
    Her gesture emphasized her words
NOUN
  1. a line drawn underneath (especially under written matter)
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How To Use underline In A Sentence

  • Thus, Nietzsche underlines our creative power in playing with masks, in taking up selves only to put them down again.
  • But the lack of substance ultimately adds to the mood: flamboyant unconcern underlined by apocalyptic decadence.
  • Orozco-Estrada may have been too indulgent of her slow adagio, but her clear vision of the final rondo again underlined a real artist in the making. Vienna Tonkünstler/Andrés Orozco-Estrada – review
  • The word "not" was heavily underlined.
  • Or if I want to see a police officer in a time frame where the person concerned might be caught, I report a couple having a domestic, who called me a derogatory name ref my Race, Religion, or sexual preference (underline the relevant option) and just out of interest they broke the wing mirror on my car. Norfolk Constabulary. Pants On Fire. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG
  • Luck is a name underlined in red. The Sun
  • But he underlined the need for the party to re-emphasise its tax cutting instincts.
  • Mr Blunkett's whistle-stop tour continued with meetings with Keighley Together, a group set up to underline the positive images of the town, and the Braithwaite People's Association.
  • More than 100 people packed a lecture theatre at the Steam Museum to hear the MPs underline their commitment to the war and listen to the views of their constituents.
  • In case it is impossible to use italicisation one may underline the italicised parts of the examples above.
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