underscore

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌʌndərˈskɔːr/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈʌndɚˌskɔr/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(v. undər skôr′, -skōr′, un′dər skôr, -skōr; n. undər skôr′, -skōr′)


Inflections of 'underscore' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
underscores
v 3rd person singular
underscoring
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
underscored
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
underscored
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

underscore

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. type an underscore
  2. where is the underscore?
  3. is separated by an underscore
  4. with an underscore between
  5. [John] underscore [Smith]
  6. it's missing an underscore (here)
  7. there should be an underscore here
  8. separated [them] with an underscore
  9. an underscore between the two [names, words]
  10. is that an underscore or a [dash, hyphen]?
v
  1. underscore a [word, line, phrase, sentence]
  2. underscore the [issue, importance, idea] (of)
  3. underscore a [video, movie, TV show]
  4. music to underscore a [scene, film]
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