Enounce E*nounce", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enounced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Enouncing}.] [F. ['e]noncer, L. enuntiare; e out + nuntiare to announce, fr. nuntius messenger. See {Nuncio}, and cf. {Enunciate}.] 1. To announce; to declare; to state, as a proposition or argument. --Sir W. Hamilton. [1913 Webster]

2. To utter; to articulate. [1913 Webster]

The student should be able to enounce these [sounds] independently. --A. M. Bell. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • enounce — index declare, enunciate, proclaim, promulgate, pronounce (speak) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • enounce — [ē nouns′, inouns′] vt. enounced, enouncing [Fr énoncer < L enuntiare] ENUNCIATE …   English World dictionary

  • enounce — transitive verb (enounced; enouncing) Etymology: French énoncer, from Latin enuntiare to report more at enunciate Date: 1788 1. to set forth or state (as a proposition) 2. to pronounce distinctly ; articulate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • enounce — enouncement, n. /i nowns /, v.t., enounced, enouncing. 1. to utter or pronounce, as words; enunciate. 2. to announce, declare, or proclaim. 3. to state definitely, as a proposition. [1795 1805; E + (AN)NOUNCE, modeled on F énoncer < L enuntiare… …   Universalium

  • enounce — verb /i.ˈnaʊns/ a) To say or pronounce; to enunciate. b) To declare or proclaim …   Wiktionary

  • enounce — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To declare by way of a systematic statement: enunciate, state. See WORDS …   English dictionary for students

  • enounce — v. speak, utter, pronounce; enunciate; announce, declare, proclaim …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • enounce — e•nounce [[t]ɪˈnaʊns[/t]] v. t. e•nounced, e•nounc•ing 1) to utter or pronounce, as words; enunciate 2) to announce, declare, or proclaim 3) to state definitely, as a proposition • Etymology: 1795–1805; e + (an) nounce, modeled on F énoncer <… …   From formal English to slang

  • enounce — /iˈnoʊns/ (say ee nohns) verb (t) (enounced, enouncing) 1. to announce, declare, or proclaim. 2. to state definitely, as a proposition. 3. to utter or pronounce, as words. {French énoncer, from Latin ēnuntiāre} –enouncement, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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