What does utter mean?

Definitions for utter
ˈʌt ərut·ter

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word utter.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. arrant(a), complete(a), consummate(a), double-dyed(a), everlasting(a), gross(a), perfect(a), pure(a), sodding(a), stark(a), staring(a), thoroughgoing(a), utter(a), unadulterated(adj)

    without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers

    "an arrant fool"; "a complete coward"; "a consummate fool"; "a double-dyed villain"; "gross negligence"; "a perfect idiot"; "pure folly"; "what a sodding mess"; "stark staring mad"; "a thoroughgoing villain"; "utter nonsense"; "the unadulterated truth"

  2. dead(a), utter(verb)

    complete

    "came to a dead stop"; "utter seriousness"

  3. express, verbalize, verbalise, utter, give tongue to(verb)

    articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise

    "She expressed her anger"; "He uttered a curse"

  4. utter, emit, let out, let loose(verb)

    express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

    "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"

  5. talk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise(verb)

    express in speech

    "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"

  6. utter(verb)

    put into circulation

    "utter counterfeit currency"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Utter(adj)

    outer

  2. Utter(adj)

    situated on the outside, or extreme limit; remote from the center; outer

  3. Utter(adj)

    complete; perfect; total; entire; absolute; as, utter ruin; utter darkness

  4. Utter(adj)

    peremptory; unconditional; unqualified; final; as, an utter refusal or denial

  5. Utter(adj)

    to put forth or out; to reach out

  6. Utter(adj)

    to dispose of in trade; to sell or vend

  7. Utter(adj)

    hence, to put in circulation, as money; to put off, as currency; to cause to pass in trade; -- often used, specifically, of the issue of counterfeit notes or coins, forged or fraudulent documents, and the like; as, to utter coin or bank notes

  8. Utter(adj)

    to give public expression to; to disclose; to publish; to speak; to pronounce

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Utter

    ut′ėr, adj. farthest out: extreme: total: perfect.—adv. Utt′erly.—n. Utt′erness, quality of being extreme. [A.S. útor, outer—út, out.]

  2. Utter

    ut′ėr, v.t. to circulate: to publish abroad: to speak.—adj. Utt′erable, that may be uttered or expressed.—ns. Utt′erableness; Utt′erance, act of uttering: manner of speaking: pronunciation: expression; Utt′erer; Utt′ering, circulation.—adj. Utt′erless, that cannot be uttered in words. [A.S. útian, to put out—út, out.]

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How to say utter in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of utter in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of utter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of utter in a Sentence

  1. Dov Hikind:

    Everyone's in utter shock.

  2. Donald Trump:

    She wo n’t even utter the words.

  3. Chinese Proverb:

    A filthy mouth will not utter decent language.

  4. Aristotle:

    It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims.

  5. Anonymous British civil servant, "Take Her Deep" by I.J. Galatin, Cdr., US Navy, ret.:

    The ingenuity of the device blinds us to its utter uselessness.

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  • نطقArabic
  • абсалю́тныBelarusian
  • dir, pronunciar, balbucejar, emetre, absolut, total, balbotejar, incondicionalCatalan, Valencian
  • pronést, vydat (zvuk), vyřknout, blekotat, dát do oběhu penízeCzech
  • komplet, udtrykke, udstøde, fuldkommen, ytreDanish
  • äußern, ausstoßen, völligGerman
  • emitir, pronunciar, balbucear, total, completoSpanish
  • äärimmäinen, inahtaa, päästää, tuottaa, sanoa, virkkaa, houria, täydellinenFinnish
  • absolu, prononcer, total, émettreFrench
  • deargScottish Gaelic
  • kiejt, kimond, teljes, megszólalHungarian
  • assoluto, pronunciare, proferire, emettere, esalare, dire, tirare, totale, biascicare, completoItalian
  • 発する, 述べるJapanese
  • effor, proloquor, loquorLatin
  • ytre, fullstendig, utstøte, utstøyte, renNorwegian
  • uiten, zeggen, voortbrengen, produceren, uitbrengenDutch
  • ytre, rein, fullstendigNorwegian Nynorsk
  • mamrotaćPolish
  • falar, pronunciar, emitir, totalmente, dizer, balbuciar, completamentePortuguese
  • издать, издавать, выговаривать, полный, говорить, выговорить, сущий, произносить, произнести, сказатьRussian
  • číry, úplný, totálnySlovak
  • reči, oglasiti se, skrajni, izgovoritiSlovene
  • fullständig, yttra, utstöta, ren, ge tillSwedish
  • முற்றிலும்Tamil
  • по́вний, цілкови́тий, абсолю́тнийUkrainian
  • phimisaZulu

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