Punctuate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈpʌŋktʃʊeɪt|  American pronunciation of the word punctuate
Brit.  |ˈpʌŋ(k)tʃʊeɪt|  British pronunciation of the word punctuate


- insert punctuation marks into (syn: mark)
- to stress, single out as important (syn: accent, accentuate, emphasize, stress)
- interrupt periodically
Her sharp questions punctuated the speaker's drone

Extra examples

Do you know how to punctuate a sentence correctly?

...punctuated each and every word of his denial with a pound of his fist on the table...

Be sure to punctuate your sentences with the correct marks.

The silence was occasionally punctuated by laughter.

Her sharp questions punctuated the speaker's drone

Word forms

I/you/we/they: punctuate
he/she/it: punctuates
present participle: punctuating
past tense: punctuated
past participle: punctuated
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