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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (2)

1. to stress, single out as important;
- Example: "Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet"
[syn: stress, emphasize, emphasise, punctuate, accent, accentuate]

2. put stress on; utter with an accent;
- Example: "In Farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word"
[syn: stress, accent, accentuate]

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3 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Accentuate \Ac*cen"tu*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Accentuated; p. pr. & vb. n. Accentuating.] [LL. accentuatus, p. p. of accentuare, fr. L. accentus: cf. F. accentuer.] 1. To pronounce with an accent or with accents. [1913 Webster] 2. To bring out distinctly; to make prominent; to emphasize. [1913 Webster] In Bosnia, the struggle between East and West was even more accentuated. --London Times. [1913 Webster] 3. To mark with the written accent. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

accentuate v 1: to stress, single out as important; "Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet" [syn: stress, emphasize, emphasise, punctuate, accent, accentuate] 2: put stress on; utter with an accent; "In Farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word" [syn: stress, accent, accentuate]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

20 Moby Thesaurus words for "accentuate": accent, belabor, dwell on, emphasize, give emphasis to, harp on, highlight, italicize, overaccentuate, overemphasize, overstress, place emphasis on, point up, punctuate, rub in, spotlight, star, stress, underline, underscore