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un·der·line

 (ŭn′dər-līn′, ŭn′dər-līn′)
tr.v. un·der·lined, un·der·lin·ing, un·der·lines
1. To draw a line under: underlined the title of the book.
2. To emphasize; stress: The debate underlined the deep divisions within the party.
n. (ŭn′dər-līn′)
A line under something, such as a symbol, word, or phrase, used to indicate emphasis or italic type.

underline

vb (tr)
1. to put a line under
2. to state forcibly; emphasize or reinforce
n
a line underneath, esp under written matter

un•der•line

(ˈʌn dərˌlaɪn)

v. -lined, -lin•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to mark with a line or lines underneath; underscore.
2. to indicate the importance of; emphasize.
n.
3. a line drawn beneath; underscore.
[1715–25]

underline


Past participle: underlined
Gerund: underlining

Imperative
underline
underline
Present
I underline
you underline
he/she/it underlines
we underline
you underline
they underline
Preterite
I underlined
you underlined
he/she/it underlined
we underlined
you underlined
they underlined
Present Continuous
I am underlining
you are underlining
he/she/it is underlining
we are underlining
you are underlining
they are underlining
Present Perfect
I have underlined
you have underlined
he/she/it has underlined
we have underlined
you have underlined
they have underlined
Past Continuous
I was underlining
you were underlining
he/she/it was underlining
we were underlining
you were underlining
they were underlining
Past Perfect
I had underlined
you had underlined
he/she/it had underlined
we had underlined
you had underlined
they had underlined
Future
I will underline
you will underline
he/she/it will underline
we will underline
you will underline
they will underline
Future Perfect
I will have underlined
you will have underlined
he/she/it will have underlined
we will have underlined
you will have underlined
they will have underlined
Future Continuous
I will be underlining
you will be underlining
he/she/it will be underlining
we will be underlining
you will be underlining
they will be underlining
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been underlining
you have been underlining
he/she/it has been underlining
we have been underlining
you have been underlining
they have been underlining
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been underlining
you will have been underlining
he/she/it will have been underlining
we will have been underlining
you will have been underlining
they will have been underlining
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been underlining
you had been underlining
he/she/it had been underlining
we had been underlining
you had been underlining
they had been underlining
Conditional
I would underline
you would underline
he/she/it would underline
we would underline
you would underline
they would underline
Past Conditional
I would have underlined
you would have underlined
he/she/it would have underlined
we would have underlined
you would have underlined
they would have underlined
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.underline - a line drawn underneath (especially under written matter)underline - a line drawn underneath (especially under written matter)
stroke - a mark made on a surface by a pen, pencil, or paintbrush; "she applied the paint in careful strokes"
Verb1.underline - give extra weight to (a communication)underline - give extra weight to (a communication); "Her gesture emphasized her words"
accent, accentuate, emphasize, stress, punctuate, emphasise - to stress, single out as important; "Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet"
2.underline - draw a line or lines underneath to call attention tounderline - draw a line or lines underneath to call attention to
mark - make or leave a mark on; "the scouts marked the trail"; "ash marked the believers' foreheads"

underline

verb
1. emphasize, stress, highlight, bring home, underscore, accentuate, point up, give emphasis to, call or draw attention to The report underlined his concern that standards were at risk.
emphasize play down, minimize, make light of, gloss over, soft-pedal (informal)
2. underscore, mark, italicize, rule a line under Take two pens and underline the positive and negative words.

underline

verb
Translations
يُؤَكِّد، يُشَدِّد علىيُبْرِزُيضَعُ خَطّا تَحْت
podtrhnoutzdůraznitpodtrhnutípodtrženípodtržítko
understregefremhæve
alaviivaalleviivata
podvući
aláhúz
strika undirundirstrika, árétta
下線を引く
밑줄을 긋다
pabraukti
izceltpasvītrotuzsvērt
podčiarknuť
podčrtatipoudariti
understryka
เน้น
nhấn mạnh

underline

[ˌʌndəˈlaɪn] VT (lit, fig) → subrayar

underline

[ˌʌndərˈlaɪn] vt
(= draw a line under) [+ word, sentence, title] → souligner
(= emphasize) [+ importance, dangers, concern, need] → souligner

underline

[ˌʌndəˈlaɪn] vt (also) (fig) → sottolineare

underline

(andəˈlain) verb
1. to draw a line under. He wrote down the title of his essay and underlined it.
2. to emphasize or stress. In his speech he underlined several points.

underline

يُبْرِزُ zdůraznit understrege unterstreichen υπογραμμίζω subrayar alleviivata souligner podvući sottolineare 下線を引く 밑줄을 긋다 onderstrepen understreke podkreślić sublinhar подчеркивать understryka เน้น altını çizmek nhấn mạnh 强调

underline

vt. subrayar.
References in classic literature ?
Observe how ingenuously he underlines certain words, and how crudely he glosses over his hidden thoughts.
Essa Kazim, Governor of DIFC and Chairman of DFM, said: "Dubai's growing capital markets links with China underline the Emirate's role as a successful international financial centre that attracts participation from around the world.
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I would like to use this opportunity to mention that we wish the European correspondents of Zaman daily speedy recovery following the attacks and want to underline that we will always be in solidarity with them.
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Cardinal Cottier: Above all, I would underline its sensitivity.
The choice of materials and detailing appear to underline that separateness.
It is recommended that the underline extend for the full width of the column.
QX-Underline - allows users to control the underline offset including consideration of descenders.
Font formats include bold, underline, italic, overstrike, superscript and subscript.
hlp Assistant, the addition of a UK Managing Director, and securing several flagship customers such as Johnson & Johnson, Prudential, Siemens, Smith & Nephew, MetLife, and Citigroup underline a successful second quarter of 2003.