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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (2)

1. used of syllables;
- Example: "a tonic syllables carries the main stress in a word"
[syn: tonic, accented]

2. bearing a stress or accent;
- Example: "an iambic foot consists of an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable as in `delay'"
[syn: stressed, accented]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Accent \Ac*cent"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Accented; p. pr. & vb. n. Accenting.] [OF. accenter, F. accentuer.] [1913 Webster] 1. To express the accent of (either by the voice or by a mark); to utter or to mark with accent. [1913 Webster] 2. To mark emphatically; to emphasize. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

accented \accented\ adj. 1. (Phonology) having the main stress of a word; -- used of syllables Syn: tonic (vs. atonic) [WordNet 1.5] 2. 1 being pronounced with sterss; -- used of syllables Syn: heavy, strong [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

accented adj 1: used of syllables; "a tonic syllables carries the main stress in a word" [syn: tonic, accented] [ant: atonic, unaccented] 2: bearing a stress or accent; "an iambic foot consists of an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable as in `delay'" [syn: stressed, accented] [ant: unstressed]