Synonyms for (noun) underscore

Synonyms: underline, underscore

Definition: a line drawn underneath (especially under written matter)

Similar words: stroke

Definition: a mark made on a surface by a pen, pencil, or paintbrush

Usage: she applied the paint in careful strokes

Synonyms for (verb) underscore

Synonyms: underline, underscore

Definition: draw a line or lines underneath to call attention to

Similar words: mark

Definition: make or leave a mark on

Usage: the scouts marked the trail; ash marked the believers' foreheads


Synonyms: underline, underscore, emphasise, emphasize

Definition: give extra weight to (a communication)

Usage: Her gesture emphasized her words

Similar words: punctuate, accent, accentuate, stress, emphasise, emphasize

Definition: to stress, single out as important

Usage: Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet