- past participle
- present participle
stress, emphasize, emphasise, punctuate, accent, accentuate (verb)
to stress, single out as important
"Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet"
underscore, underline, emphasize, emphasise (verb)
give extra weight to (a communication)
"Her gesture emphasized her words"
To stress, give emphasis or extra weight to (something).