Jul
08
2013

underline

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

uhn d@r laIn [or] uhn d@r laIn 

transitive verb
definition 1:  to draw a line under (something written) so as to draw attention to or mark for italicizing.
example:  The student underlined the words in the text that seemed important.

definition 2:  to emphasize.
example:  In his speech, the governor underlined the importance of creating jobs.

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