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Synonyms for accentˈæk sɛnt; ækˈsɛnt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. accent, speech pattern(noun)

    distinctive manner of oral expression

    "he couldn't suppress his contemptuous accent"; "she had a very clear speech pattern"

    Synonyms:
    stress, speech pattern, dialect, idiom, emphasis, accent mark, accent

  2. emphasis, accent(noun)

    special importance or significance

    "the red light gave the central figure increased emphasis"; "the room was decorated in shades of grey with distinctive red accents"

    Synonyms:
    dialect, vehemence, stress, accent mark, accent, idiom, speech pattern, emphasis

  3. dialect, idiom, accent(noun)

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

    "the immigrants spoke an odd dialect of English"; "he has a strong German accent"; "it has been said that a language is a dialect with an army and navy"

    Synonyms:
    phrase, artistic style, speech pattern, dialect, stress, set phrase, accent mark, accent, idiom, parlance, emphasis, phrasal idiom, idiomatic expression

  4. stress, emphasis, accent(noun)

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

    "he put the stress on the wrong syllable"

    Synonyms:
    tenseness, speech pattern, vehemence, emphasis, stress, dialect, accent mark, accent, tension, strain, focus, idiom

  5. accent, accent mark(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    stress, speech pattern, dialect, idiom, emphasis, accent mark, accent

  6. stress, emphasize, emphasise, punctuate, accent, accentuate(verb)

    to stress, single out as important

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

    Synonyms:
    emphasise, mark, punctuate, stress, try, accent, underscore, strain, accentuate, underline, emphasize

  7. stress, accent, accentuate(verb)

    put stress on; utter with an accent

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

    Synonyms:
    emphasise, punctuate, stress, try, accent, strain, accentuate, emphasize

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. accent(n.)

    Synonyms:
    intonation, cadence, tone, modulation of voice

  2. accent(n.)

    Synonyms:
    stress (on a certain syllable)

  3. accent(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    accentuate, lay stress upon, pronounce with accent

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

emphasis, focus, 'accent, focused


Translations for accent

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • tongvalAfrikaans
  • نبر, تلفظ, نطق, علامة نبر, لكنةArabic
  • баҫымBashkir
  • на́ціскBelarusian
  • акцентирам, акце́нт, произноше́ние, ударе́ние, ритъм, [[поставям]] [[ударение]], подчертавамBulgarian
  • accentuar, accentCatalan, Valencian
  • přízvukCzech
  • betoning, trykDanish
  • Betonung, AkzentGerman
  • τόνοςGreek
  • akĉentoEsperanto
  • acento, tilde, acentuarSpanish
  • مدPersian
  • ilmaisu, [[merkitä]] [[aksentit]], painottaa, pilkku, aksenttimerkki, sävy, korostus, aksentti, isku, paino, puhe, korostaa, painotus, pääpaino, erityispiirre, äänensävy, sävyttää, painopisteFinnish
  • accentuer, accentFrench
  • aiceann, béim ghutha, aiceannaigh, blasIrish
  • beumScottish Gaelic
  • acentoGalician
  • מבטא, דגשHebrew
  • hangsúly, ékezet, akcentusHungarian
  • acentizar, acentoIdo
  • áherslaIcelandic
  • accentoItalian
  • 強調, アクセント, 強音, なまり, 話し振りJapanese
  • 강세Korean
  • kirtisLithuanian
  • на́гласок, акце́нт, нагла́сува, акценти́ра, прим, нагласокMacedonian
  • klemtoon, uitspraak, accent, accentteken, accentueren, beklemtonen, tongvalDutch
  • aksentuere, trykk, aksent, uttale, tonefall, betoning, merkeNorwegian
  • akcent, naciskPolish
  • linha, tonicidade, acento, sotaquePortuguese
  • accent, intonațieRomanian
  • акце́нт, [[ста́вить]] [[ударе́ние]], штрих, [[знак]] [[ударение, [[поста́вить]] [[ударе́ние]], подчеркну́ть, подчёркивать, ударе́ние, [[проставля́ть]] [[ударе́ние]], [[проста́вить]] [[ударе́ние]], акценти́роватьRussian
  • atzentuSardinian
  • naglasak, нагласакSerbo-Croatian
  • prízvukSlovak
  • naglàs, naglasiti, poudaritiSlovene
  • accent, accentuera, betoning, betona, brytningSwedish
  • శైలి, యాసTelugu
  • vurgulamak, şive, ağız, vurgu, aksanTurkish
  • на́голосUkrainian
  • kazetamalVolapük

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