Ac·cent v. t. [imp. & p. p. Accented; p. pr. & vb. n. Accenting.]
1. To express the accent of (either by the voice or by a mark); to utter or to mark with accent.
2. To mark emphatically; to emphasize.
adj 1: used of syllables; "a tonic syllables carries the main
stress in a word" [syn: tonic] [ant: atonic]
2: used of syllables or musical beats [syn: heavy, strong]