Definition for Accent (-ed, -s)

accent (-ed, -s), n. [Fr. < L. ad + cantus, singing.] (webplay: speaking, voice, word).

  1. Tone of voice; intonation of speech; stress of the voice upon certain syllables.
  2. Speech; discourse; language; words.
  3. Page; passage; word; line; metrical verse; [fig.] text; message; letter; volume of poetry; contents of a book.

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