What does phonate mean?

Definitions for phonate
ˈfoʊ neɪtphonate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vocalize, vocalise, phonateverb

    utter speech sounds


  1. phonate

    To phonate is to produce sounds, specifically, vocal sounds through the vocal cords. It's a term commonly used in the field of speech and language pathology. This process relates to how the voice is used to form sounds for speech, singing, and other forms of vocal expression. Phonation happens when air from the lungs passes through the vocal folds, making them vibrate and produce sound.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Phonate

    fō′nāt, v.t. to utter vocal sounds.—n. Phonā′tion, emission of vocal sounds.—adj. Phō′natory, pertaining to phonation.—n. Phonau′tograph, an instrument for registering the vibrations of a sounding body.—adj. Phonautograph′ic.—adv. Phonautograph′ically.—n. Phonom′eter, an instrument for measuring the vibrations of a body.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of phonate in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of phonate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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