Definition of Dictating

1. Verb. (present participle of dictate) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dictating

1. dictate [v] - See also: dictate

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dictating

dicrotisms
dicrotophos
dict
dicta
dicta-
dictamen
dictamens
dictamnus
dictamnuses
dictaphone
dictaphones
dictate
dictated
dictated but not read
dictates
dictating (current term)
dictation
dictation machine
dictation machines
dictational
dictations
dictator
dictatorial
dictatorially
dictatorialness
dictatorian
dictatorlike
dictators
dictatorship
dictatorship of the majority

Literary usage of Dictating

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Office: Its Organization, Management and Records by John William Schulze (1914)
"dictating Machines The dictating machine is rapidly becoming as popular ... In its report the Commission strongly recommended the installation of dictating ..."

2. The Phonograph and how to Use it: Being a Short History of Its Invention and (1900)
"Should the dictator, at any time while dictating, desire to pause, ... The Phonograph gives these special advantages to the person dictating; it is a silent ..."

3. Talking Business by John Mantle Clapp, L. N. Andres (1919)
"Here is another and very great advantage, for anyone who wishes to learn to talk effectively, in using a dictating machine. You can record your own actual ..."

4. Office Management, Its Principles and Practice: Covering Organization by Lee Galloway (1918)
"dictating The books on letter-writing say little about the actual process of dictating. They speak of correct wording and grammar, clearness and logic, ..."

5. The Life of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini, John Addington Symonds (1889)
"In a second letter to Varchi he declares himself as " bad at dictating, and worse at composing." He clearly thought that his imperfect grammar and plebeian ..."

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