verb (used with object), em·pha·sized, em·pha·siz·ing.
- emperor moth,
- emperor penguin,
- empire builder
Origin of emphasize
Examples from the Web for emphasize
The pictures of Gilkes emphasize, quite rightly and inevitably, his classic good looks.William, Kate, and Jay Z’s Favorite Art Star: Alexander Gilkes' World of Rock Stars and Royalty|Tim Teeman|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 2014, it appears, the key to winning in a swing state is to avoid talking about issues and emphasize pig castration.
And as if to emphasize their accounts, in early afternoon a U.S. airstrike hit a building in the middle of Kobani.In the Battle for Kobani, ISIS Falls Back. But for How Long?|Jamie Dettmer|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Not quite saying what academic aptitude is, he is sure Harvard should emphasize it to create a “true meritocracy.”
The problem, I should emphasize, is not that the Internet is evil.
To emphasize the exploit, we agreed to take some of the largest apples to the breakfast-table next morning.When Life Was Young|C. A. Stephens
Although schools may be very helpful, don't forget to emphasize again that they are merely helpers.Increasing Personal Efficiency|Russell H. Conwell
It serves to emphasize, however, the paucity of cases among infants in this great land of endemic adult scurvy.Scurvy Past and Present|Alfred Fabian Hess
The few rags that covered them only served to emphasize the emaciation of their bodies and limbs.A Voyage with Captain Dynamite|Charles Edward Rich
The object was to emphasize by contrast the blessings of peace illustrated in the companion picture.Landseer|Estelle M. Hurll