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Meaning of UNDERLINE

Pronunciation:  [n]'undur`lIn, [v]`undur'lIn, 'undur`lIn

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a line drawn underneath (especially under written matter)
  2. [v]  draw a line or lines underneath to call attention to
  3. [v]  give extra weight to (a communication); "Her gesture emphasized her words"
 

UNDERLINE is a 9 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: emphasise, emphasize, underscore, underscore
 
 See Also: accent, accentuate, mark, punctuate, stress, stroke

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un`der*line"\, v. t.
1. To mark a line below, as words; to underscore.

2. To influence secretly. [Obs.] --Sir H. Wotton.

 

 

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