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Definitions for enunciate
ɪˈnʌn siˌeɪtenun·ci·ate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pronounce, articulate, enounce, sound out, enunciate, sayverb

    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?"

  2. articulate, enunciate, vocalize, vocaliseverb

    express or state clearly

Wiktionary

  1. enunciateverb

    To make a definite or systematic statement of.

    Etymology: enuntiatus, past participle of enuntio to report, declare, from e- + nuntio to report

  2. enunciateverb

    To announce, proclaim.

    The boss enunciated the new policy.

    Etymology: enuntiatus, past participle of enuntio to report, declare, from e- + nuntio to report

  3. enunciateverb

    To articulate, pronounce.

    You must enunciate all the syllables.

    Etymology: enuntiatus, past participle of enuntio to report, declare, from e- + nuntio to report

  4. enunciateverb

    To make sounds clearly.

    Enunciate when you speak.

    Etymology: enuntiatus, past participle of enuntio to report, declare, from e- + nuntio to report

Webster Dictionary

  1. Enunciateverb

    to make a formal statement of; to announce; to proclaim; to declare, as a truth

    Etymology: [L. enuntiatus, -ciatus, p. p. of enuntiare, -ciare. See Enounce.]

  2. Enunciateverb

    to make distinctly audible; to utter articulately; to pronounce; as, to enunciate a word distinctly

    Etymology: [L. enuntiatus, -ciatus, p. p. of enuntiare, -ciare. See Enounce.]

  3. Enunciateverb

    to utter words or syllables articulately

    Etymology: [L. enuntiatus, -ciatus, p. p. of enuntiare, -ciare. See Enounce.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Enunciate

    e-nun′shi-āt, v.t. to state formally: to pronounce distinctly.—adj. Enun′ciable, capable of being enunciated.—n. Enunciā′tion, act of enunciating: manner of uttering or pronouncing: a distinct statement or declaration: the words in which a proposition is expressed.—adjs. Enun′ciātive, Enun′ciātory, containing enunciation or utterance: declarative.—n. Enun′ciātor, one who enunciates. [L. enuntiāre, -ātume, out, nuntiāre, to tell—nuntius, a messenger.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of enunciate in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of enunciate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of enunciate in a Sentence

  1. Elin Nikolov:

    It helped me to understand English a lot, you learn real, everyday speech. When you go to school, maybe you learn the right grammar, to enunciate -- but (on 'Friends') they speak real language, real street language.

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