Synonyms of emphasize in English:


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1‘the prime minister emphasized his commitment to reform’

bring attention to, call attention to, draw attention to, focus attention on, highlight, point up, spotlight, foreground, play up, make a point of
stress, weight, lay stress on, put stress on, give an emphasis to, give prominence to, bring to the fore
dwell on, harp on, insist on, belabour
accent, accentuate, underline, intensify, strengthen, heighten, deepen, italicize, underscore, prioritize
informal press home, rub it in

understate, play down

2‘‘It's only a bachelor pad’ I said, emphasizing the word ‘bachelor’’

stress, put the accent on, put the force on, put the stress on, accent, accentuate, weight