betone (betones, present participle betoning; past and past participle betoned)

  1. (transitive, archaic) To endow with a tone; give a special tone to; place stress upon; accentuate; emphasise.
    • 1866, James Morison, A Critical Exposition of the Third Chapter of St. Paul's Epistle to the Romans
      The position, moreover, of the verb […] shows that it is to be betoned while we read and interpret; […]

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