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Meaning of ENUNCIATE

Pronunciation:  i'nunsee`eyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  express or state clearly
  2. [v]  speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way; "She pronounces French words in a funny way"; "I cannot say `zip wire'"; "Can the child sound out this complicated word?"
 

ENUNCIATE is a 9 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: articulate, enounce, pronounce, sound out, vocalise, vocalize
 
 See Also: accent, accentuate, aspirate, click, devoice, drawl, explode, flap, labialise, labialize, lilt, lisp, mispronounce, mouth, nasalise, nasalize, palatalise, palatalize, raise, retroflex, roll, round, say, sibilate, sound, speak, state, stress, subvocalise, subvocalize, syllabise, syllabize, talk, tell, trill, twang, utter, verbalise, verbalize, voice, vowelise, vowelize

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \E*nun"ci*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enunciated}; p.
    pr. & vb. n. {Enunciating}.] [L. enuntiatus, -ciatus, p. p.
    of enuntiare, -ciare. See {Enounce}.]
    1. To make a formal statement of; to announce; to proclaim;
       to declare, as a truth.
    
             The terms in which he enunciates the great doctrines
             of the gospel.                        --Coleridge.
    
    2. To make distinctly audible; to utter articulately; to
       pronounce; as, to enunciate a word distinctly.
    
    
  2. \E*nun"ci*ate\, v. i.
    To utter words or syllables articulately.
    
    
 
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 Related Terms: advance, affirm, allege, announce, annunciate, argue, articulate, assert, assever, asseverate, aver, avouch, avow, breathe, chime, chorus, come out with, communicate, contend, convey, declare, declare roundly, deliver, develop, disclose, emit, express, fling off, formulate, give, give expression, give notice, give out with, give tongue, give utterance, give voice, have, hold, impart, insist, issue a manifesto, issue a statement, lay, lay down, let out, lip, maintain, make a statement, make an announcement, manifesto, out with, outline, phonate, phrase, postulate, pour forth, predicate, present, proclaim, profess, pronounce, protest, publish a manifesto, put, put forth, put in words, put it, raise, report, say, set down, set forth, sound, speak, speak out, speak up, stand for, stand on, state, submit, tell, throw off, utter, verbalize, vocalize, voice, whisper, word
 

 

 

 

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