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Meaning of UNDERSCORE

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

 
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"
 

UNDERSCORE is a 10 letter word that starts with U.

 

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

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un`der*score"\, v. t.
To draw a mark or line under; to underline. --J. Tucker.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

_, ascii 95.

Common names: itu-t: underline; underscore; underbar; under. Rare: score; backarrow; skid; intercal: flatworm.

See also left arrow.

 

 

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