Definition of Accenting

1. Noun. The act of giving special importance or significance to something.

Exact synonyms: Accentuation, Emphasizing
Generic synonyms: Action
Derivative terms: Accentuate, Emphasize, Emphasize



Definition of Accenting

1. Verb. (present participle of accent) ¹

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Definition of Accenting

1. accent [v] - See also: accent

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Accenting

accended
accendibility
accendible
accending
accends
accension
accensions
accensor
accensors
accent
accent acute
accent grave
accent mark
accent marks
accented
accenting (current term)
accentless
accentlessly
accentlessness
accentor
accentors
accents
accentuable
accentual
accentual system
accentuality
accentually
accentuate
accentuated
accentuates

Literary usage of Accenting

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1. Painting, Sculpture and Architecture as Representative Arts; an Essay in by George Lansing Raymond (1895)
"REPRESENTING BY MEANS OF SHAPE : THE accenting OR SHADING OF OUTLINES. Force, Pitch, and Quality, as Exemplified in the Arts of Sound—Illustration—Pause and ..."

2. The History and Art of Horsemanship by Richard Berenger, Claude Bourgelat, Xenephon, Thomas Pownall (1771)
"... to/at-accenting / On (/<-ttf/Y/,l-/J /ft Ht'HIl'r. Tt,tnt*t may tten thin part, in t/is A as.2?i*t<rr tht Pvn/ar P&1*?- Ji a. forcer, 6. Th* Cn W, &. ..."

3. Beginnings of a New School of Metaphysics: Three Essays in One Volume by Benjamin Humphrey Smart (1842)
"There is in fact no other rule than custom in English speech for the accenting of words in a sentence, any more than there is for accenting syllables in a ..."

4. An English Grammar: Methodical, Analytical, and Historical. With a Treatise by Eduard Adolf Ferdinand Maetzner (1874)
"The principle of accenting the syllable of the stem of the simple word proceeded from the Anglosaxon elements of the language; the Norman-French stock of ..."

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