[syn: stress, emphasize, emphasise, punctuate, accent, accentuate]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
emphasise \em"pha*sise\ v. t.
To place emphasis on; same as emphasize.
Syn: overemphasize, over-emphasize, overstress.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
v 1: give extra weight to (a communication); "Her gesture
emphasized her words" [syn: underscore, underline,
2: to stress, single out as important; "Dr. Jones emphasizes
exercise in addition to a change in diet" [syn: stress,
emphasize, emphasise, punctuate, accent,