Underline meaning

ŭndər-līn, ŭndər-līn
A line under something, such as a symbol, word, or phrase, used to indicate emphasis or italic type.
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To draw a line beneath; underscore.
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To stress or emphasize.
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To draw a line under.

Underlined the title of the book.

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To emphasize; stress.

The debate underlined the deep divisions within the party.

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A line underneath, as an underscore.
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The character _.
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To draw a line underneath something, especially to add emphasis; to underscore.
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(figuratively) To emphasise or stress something.
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Passing under a railway line.
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A line placed underneath a piece of text in order to provide emphasis or (in electronic documents) to indicate that it should be viewed in italics or that it acts as a hyperlink.
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Origin of underline