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Detailed Synonyms for accent in English

accent:

accent [the ~] noun

  1. the accent
    the emphasis; the accent
  2. the accent
    the point of interest; the accent; the prime; the central point; the hub; the centre; the center
  3. the accent
    the dialect; the accent
  4. the accent
    the dialect; the slang; the spoken language; the argot; the accent
  5. the accent
    the accent
  6. the accent
    – a diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation 1
    the accent; the accent mark
    – a diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation 1
  7. the accent
    – the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch) 1
    the emphasis; the stress; the accent
    – the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch) 1
    • emphasis [the ~] noun
    • stress [the ~] noun
      • he put the stress on the wrong syllable1
    • accent [the ~] noun
  8. the accent
    – distinctive manner of oral expression 1
    the accent; the speech pattern
    – distinctive manner of oral expression 1
    • accent [the ~] noun
      • he couldn't suppress his contemptuous accent1
    • speech pattern [the ~] noun
      • she had a very clear speech pattern1
  9. the accent
    – the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people 1
    the idiom; the accent; the dialect
    – the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people 1
    • idiom [the ~] noun
    • accent [the ~] noun
      • he has a strong German accent1
    • dialect [the ~] noun
      • the immigrants spoke an odd dialect of English1
      • it has been said that a language is a dialect with an army and navy1
  10. the accent
    – special importance or significance 1
    the emphasis; the accent
    – special importance or significance 1
    • emphasis [the ~] noun
      • the red light gave the central figure increased emphasis1
    • accent [the ~] noun
      • the room was decorated in shades of grey with distinctive red accents1

accent verb

  1. accent
    – put stress on; utter with an accent 1
    to stress; accent; accentuate
    – put stress on; utter with an accent 1
    • stress verb (stresss, stressed, stressing)
    • accent verb
      • In Farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word1
    • accentuate verb
  2. accent
    – to stress, single out as important 1
    to emphasize; to stress; emphasise; accent; accentuate; punctuate
    – to stress, single out as important 1

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Related Definitions for "accent":

  1. a diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation1
  2. the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)1
  3. distinctive manner of oral expression1
    • he couldn't suppress his contemptuous accent1
  4. the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people1
    • he has a strong German accent1
  5. special importance or significance1
    • the room was decorated in shades of grey with distinctive red accents1
  6. put stress on; utter with an accent1
    • In Farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word1
  7. to stress, single out as important1

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