accent - definitions and synonyms

accent verb

  1. English Meaning: 

    : to stress, single out as important

    اردو معنی‎ (Urdu Meaning)‎:

    زور دینا - تاکید کرنا -

    Example Sentenses:

    • Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet

  2. English Meaning: 

    : put stress on; utter with an accent

    Example Sentenses:

    • In Farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word

    Synonyms:

    accentuate / stress

accent noun

  1. English Meaning: 

    : distinctive manner of oral expression

    Example Sentenses:

    • he couldn't suppress his contemptuous accent

    • she had a very clear speech pattern

    Synonyms:

    speech pattern
  2. English Meaning: 

    : special importance or significance

    Example Sentenses:

    • the room was decorated in shades of grey with distinctive red accents

    • the red light gave the central figure increased emphasis

    Synonyms:

    emphasis
  3. English Meaning: 

    : the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people

    Example Sentenses:

    • he has a strong German accent

    • the immigrants spoke an odd dialect of English

    • it has been said that a language is a dialect with an army and navy

    Synonyms:

    dialect / idiom
  4. English Meaning: 

    : the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)

    Example Sentenses:

    • he put the stress on the wrong syllable

    Synonyms:

    emphasis / stress
  5. English Meaning: 

    : a diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation

    Synonyms:

    accent mark