Definition of Enunciate

1. Verb. Speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way. "Can the child sound out this complicated word?"




2. Verb. Express or state clearly.
Exact synonyms: Articulate, Vocalise, Vocalize
Generic synonyms: Say, State, Tell
Derivative terms: Articulation, Articulative, Enunciation

Definition of Enunciate

1. v. t. To make a formal statement of; to announce; to proclaim; to declare, as a truth.

2. v. i. To utter words or syllables articulately.

Definition of Enunciate

1. Verb. (transitive) : To make a definite or systematic statement of. ¹

2. Verb. To announce, proclaim. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To articulate, pronounce. ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive) To make sounds clearly. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Enunciate

1. [v -ATED, -ATING, -ATES]

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Literary usage of Enunciate

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1. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"spec, state, emit, manifest, tell, frame, present, have (used with "it"), enunciate, language (rare), broach, breathe, dictate (obs. or archaic), expound, ..."

2. Aristotle by George Grote (1872)
"In the eristic or sophistic debate the puzzle of the respondent is, in what language to enunciate his propositions so as to keep clear of the subtle ..."

3. An English Grammar Conformed to Present Usage: With an Objective Method of by Alfred Holbrook (1873)
"L is a consonant, and the antecedent of the base of the syllable on, representing its own proper sound, I; (enunciate,) which is a sub-vocal, obstructed at ..."

4. The Normal, Or, Methods of Teaching the Common Branches: Orthoepy by Alfred Holbrook (1860)
"Ph is a consonant digraph, antecedent to tho base of the third syllable, o, and represents tho sound of f, f; (enunciate,) which is an aspirate, ..."

5. The Human Mind: A Treatise in Mental Philosophy by Edward John Hamilton (1883)
"... that propositions, statements, histories, and doctrines, are objects of belief only because they continually set forth or enunciate the existence or the ..."

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