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Verb: underscore  ,ún-du(r)'skor
  1. Give extra weight to (a communication)
    "Her gesture underscored her words";
    - underline, emphasize, emphasise [Brit]
     
  2. Draw a line or lines underneath to call attention to
    - underline
Noun: underscore  ,ún-du(r)'skor
  1. A line drawn underneath (especially under written matter)
    - underline

Derived forms: underscores, underscored, underscoring

Type of: accent, accentuate, emphasise [Brit], emphasize, mark, punctuate, stress, stroke

Encyclopedia: Underscore