Accent Meaning

There are 7 meaning(s) for word Accent

Accent Meaning 1 : special importance or significance

    Example : the room was decorated in shades of grey with distinctive red accents

    Synonyms : emphasis
Accent Meaning 2 : to stress, single out as important

    Synonyms : accentuate,  emphasise,  emphasize,  punctuate,  stress
Accent Meaning 3 : distinctive manner of oral expression

    Example : he couldn't suppress his contemptuous accent

    Synonyms : speech pattern
Accent Meaning 4 : the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)

    Synonyms : emphasis,  stress
Accent Meaning 5 : the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people

    Example : he has a strong German accent

    Synonyms : dialect,  idiom
Accent Meaning 6 : a diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation

    Synonyms : accent mark
Accent Meaning 7 : put stress on; utter with an accent

    Example : In Farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word

    Synonyms : accentuate,  stress