enunciate

  • 1 Enunciate — 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. [1913 Webster]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 enunciate — [ē nun′sē āt΄, inun′sē āt΄; ] also [, ē nun′shē āt, i nun′shēāt΄] vt. enunciated, enunciating [< L enuntiatus, pp. of enuntiare < e , out + nuntiare, to announce < nuntius, a messenger] 1. to state definitely; express in a systematic way …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 Enunciate — E*nun ci*ate, v. i. To utter words or syllables articulately. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 enunciate — I verb accent, affirm, announce, annunciate, apprise, articulate, assert, asseverate, aver, declaim, declare, edicere, emit, enounce, explain, express, give expression, give utterance, indicare, inform, intonate, intone, make an announcement,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 enunciate — 1620s, declare, express, from L. enuntiatus, pp. of enuntiare speak out, say, express, assert; divulge, disclose, reveal, betray, from ex “out” (see EX (Cf. ex )) + nuntiare “to announce” (see NUNCIO (Cf. nuncio)). Or perhaps a back… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 enunciate — pronounce, *articulate …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 enunciate — [v] speak clearly affirm, announce, articulate, declare, deliver, develop, enounce, express, intone, lay down, modulate, outline, phonate, postulate, proclaim, promulgate, pronounce, propound, publish, say, show, sound, state, submit, utter,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 enunciate — ► VERB 1) say or pronounce clearly. 2) set out precisely or definitely. DERIVATIVES enunciation noun enunciator noun. ORIGIN Latin enuntiare announce clearly …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 enunciate — [[t]ɪnʌ̱nsieɪt[/t]] enunciates, enunciating, enunciated 1) VERB When you enunciate a word or part of a word, you pronounce it clearly. [FORMAL] [V n] His voice was harsh as he enunciated each word carefully... She enunciates very slowly and… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 enunciate — UK [ɪˈnʌnsɪeɪt] / US [ɪˈnʌnsɪˌeɪt] verb Word forms enunciate : present tense I/you/we/they enunciate he/she/it enunciates present participle enunciating past tense enunciated past participle enunciated formal a) [intransitive/transitive] to… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 enunciate — verb ( ated; ating) Etymology: Latin enuntiatus, past participle of enuntiare to report, declare, from e + nuntiare to report more at announce Date: 1623 transitive verb 1. a. to make a definite or systematic statement of b. announce, proc …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 enunciate — enunciable, adj. enunciability, n. enunciative, enunciatory, adj. enunciatively, adv. enunciator, n. /i nun see ayt /, v., enunciated, enunciating. v.t. 1. to utter or pronounce (words, sentences, etc.) …

    Universalium

  • 13 enunciate — verb /ɪˈnʌnsiˌeɪt/ a) To make a definite or systematic statement of. The boss enunciated the new policy. b) To announce, proclaim. You must enunciate all the syllables. See Also: enunciable, enunciation, enunciator …

    Wiktionary

  • 14 enunciate — verb Enunciate is used with these nouns as the object: ↑word …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15 enunciate — v. 1) to enunciate clearly 2) (B) he enunciated his theory to his colleagues * * * [ɪ nʌnsɪeɪt] (B) he enunciated his theory to his colleagues to enunciateclearly …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 enunciate — e|nun|ci|ate [ıˈnʌnsieıt] v [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: enuntiatus, past participle of enuntiare, from nuntiare to report ] 1.) [I and T] to pronounce words clearly and carefully 2.) [T] formal to express an idea clearly and exactly ▪… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 enunciate — verb 1 (I, T) to pronounce words clearly and carefully see also: articulate 2 (2) 2 (T) formal to express an idea clearly and exactly: the theory Darwin was to enunciate decades later enunciation /I nVnsi eISFn/ noun (U) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 enunciate — e•nun•ci•ate [[t]ɪˈnʌn siˌeɪt[/t]] v. at•ed, at•ing 1) to utter or pronounce, esp. in an articulate or a particular manner: to enunciate the words clearly[/ex] 2) to state or declare definitely, as a theory 3) to announce or proclaim 4) to… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 enunciate — Synonyms and related words: 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 …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 enunciate — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. announce, state, proclaim, declare; pronounce, articulate. See affirmation, speech. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To state formally] Syn. announce, proclaim, affirm; see declare 1 . 2. [To pronounce… …

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