- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)II(Roget's IV) v.1. [Emphasize]Syn. stress, mark, indicate; see emphasize .2. [To make a line under]Syn. underscore, mark, interlineate, bracket, check off, italicize.III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) v.emphasize, stress. see underscoreIV(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb To accord emphasis to: accent, accentuate, emphasize, feature, highlight, italicize, play up, point up, stress, underscore. See IMPORTANT.
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Underline — Un der*line , v. t. 1. To mark a line below, as words; to underscore. [1913 Webster] 2. To influence secretly. [Obs.] Sir H. Wotton. [1913 Webster] 3. Emphasize or call attention to; highlight; as, Long waits at the emergency room underline the… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
underline — index insist, reaffirm Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
underline — (v.) 1721, from UNDER (Cf. under) + LINE (Cf. line) (v.). Cf. Du. onderlijnen. Related: Underlined; underlining. The noun is attested from 1888 … Etymology dictionary
underline — (izg. ànderlajn) m DEFINICIJA inform. naredba u računalnim programima za prikaz podvučenih slova, usp. italic (2), bold (2) ETIMOLOGIJA engl … Hrvatski jezični portal
underline — [v] emphasize; mark accentuate, bracket, call attention to, caption, check off, draw attention to, feature, give emphasis, highlight, indicate, interlineate, italicize, play up, point to, point up, rule, stress, underscore; concepts 49,79 … New thesaurus
underline — ► VERB 1) draw a line under (a word or phrase) to give emphasis or indicate special type. 2) emphasize. ► NOUN ▪ a line drawn under a word or phrase … English terms dictionary
underline — [un′dər līn΄; ] also, for v. [, un΄dər līn′] vt. underlined, underlining 1. to draw a line beneath; underscore 2. to stress or emphasize n. a line underneath, as an underscore … English World dictionary
Underline — Underlined text. An underline, also called an underscore, is one or more horizontal lines immediately below a portion of writing. Single, and occasionally double ( double underscore ), underlining was originally used in hand written or… … Wikipedia
underline — 01. His failing mark on the midterm only [underlines] his need for extra help. 02. The students were required to give a simple definition for the [underlined] words in the text. 03. I have [underlined] grammar mistakes in your writing for you to… … Grammatical examples in English
underline */*/ — UK [ˌʌndə(r)ˈlaɪn] / US [ˌʌndərˈlaɪn] verb [transitive] Word forms underline : present tense I/you/we/they underline he/she/it underlines present participle underlining past tense underlined past participle underlined 1) a) to show clearly that… … English dictionary
underline — (also underscore esp. in AmE) verb 1 draw a line under a word ADVERB ▪ heavily ▪ The word ‘not’ was heavily underlined. 2 emphasize sth ADVERB ▪ clearly ▪ … Collocations dictionary