Synonyms of accent in English:

accent


See definition of accent

noun

1‘a Scottish accent’

SYNONYMS
pronunciation, intonation, enunciation, elocution, articulation, inflection, tone, modulation, cadence, timbre, utterance, manner of speaking, speech pattern, speech, diction, delivery
brogue, burr, drawl, twang
rare orthoepy

2‘the accent is on the first syllable’

SYNONYMS
stress, emphasis, accentuation, force, prominence
primary stress, secondary stress
beat, rhythm, pulse
technical tone, ictus

3‘the accent is on comfort’

SYNONYMS
emphasis, stress, priority
importance, prominence

4‘an acute accent’

SYNONYMS
mark, diacritic, diacritical mark, accent mark, sign

verb

1‘both versions of this chant accent the last syllable’

SYNONYMS
stress, lay the stress on, place the stress on, put the stress on, emphasize, lay the emphasis on, place the emphasis on, put the emphasis on, give emphasis to, put the force on, accentuate

2‘fabrics which accent the background colours in the room’

SYNONYMS
focus attention on, bring attention to, call attention to, draw attention to, point up, underline, underscore, accentuate, highlight, spotlight, foreground, feature, give prominence to, make more prominent, make more noticeable, play up, bring to the fore, heighten, stress, weight, emphasize, lay emphasis on, put emphasis on
ANTONYMS

mask, divert attention from