Definitions for utter
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word utter.
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), unadulteratedadjective
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"
"came to a dead stop"; "utter seriousness"
express, verbalize, verbalise, utter, give tongue toverb
articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise
"She expressed her anger"; "He uttered a curse"
utter, emit, let out, let looseverb
express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)
"She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"
talk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbaliseverb
express in speech
"She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"
put into circulation
"utter counterfeit currency"
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: utter , Saxon.
In my flight
Through utter and through middle darkness borne,
I sung of chaos, and eternal night. John Milton, P. Lost, b. iii.
Pursue these sons of darkness; drive them out
From all heav’n’s bounds, into the utter deep. John Milton.
Such place eternal justice had prepar’d
For those rebellious; here their prison ordain’d
In utter darkness; and their portion set
As far remov’d from God, and light of heav’n,
As from the center thrice to th’ utmost pole. John Milton.
The parliament thought the utter taking it away, absolutely necessary for the preservation of the kingdom. Edward Hyde.
There could not be any other estimate made of the loss, than by the utter refusal of the auxiliary regiments of London and Kent to march farther. Edward Hyde, b. viii.
They feel fewer corporal pains, and are utter strangers to all those anxious thoughts which disquiet mankind. Francis Atterbury.
Etymology: from the adjective; to make publick, or let out; palam facere.
Men spake not with the instruments of writing, neither writ with the instruments of speech; and yet things recorded with the one, and uttered with the other, may be preached well enough with both. Richard Hooker.
These very words I’ve heard him utter. William Shakespeare.
There’s more gold: but, sirrah,
We say the dead are well. Bring it to that,
The gold I give thee will I melt, aad pour
Down thy ill-uttering throat. William Shakespeare.
Conceiving and uttering from the heart words of falsehood. Isa. lix. 13.
Shall not they teach thee and tell thee, and utter words out of their heart? Job viii. 10.
Who knows but his poor, bleeding heart,
Amidst its agonies, remember’d Marcia,
And the last words he utter’d, call’d me cruel! Addison.
When do partial and sinister affections more utter themselves, than when an election is committed to many? John Whitgift.
Were it folly to be modest in uttering what is known to all the world? Walter Raleigh.
I meant my words should not reach your ears; but what I utter’d was most true. John Dryden, All for Love.
Such mortal drugs I have, but Mantua’s law
Is death to any he that utters them. William Shakespeare, Rom. and Juliet.
They bring it home, and utter it commonly by the name of Newfoundland fish. George Abbot, Descrip. of the World.
The Devonshire and Somersetshire grasiers feed yearly great droves of cattle in the north quarter of Cornwall, and utter them at home. Richard Carew, Survey of Cornwall.
To preserve us from ruin, the whole kingdom should continue in a firm resolution never to receive or utter this fatal coin. Jonathan Swift.
situated on the outside, or extreme limit; remote from the center; outer
complete; perfect; total; entire; absolute; as, utter ruin; utter darkness
peremptory; unconditional; unqualified; final; as, an utter refusal or denial
to put forth or out; to reach out
to dispose of in trade; to sell or vend
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
to give public expression to; to disclose; to publish; to speak; to pronounce
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ut′ėr, adj. farthest out: extreme: total: perfect.—adv. Utt′erly.—n. Utt′erness, quality of being extreme. [A.S. útor, outer—út, out.]
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.]
Short way of saying, "Mutter". (Example; "He uttered something under his breath.)
Submitted by rinat on December 20, 2020
The numerical value of utter in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of utter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
The first time I ever came to this city was to dance at the inaugural ball for Jimmy Carter and Walter Mondale! Which is kind of hard to believe. But then I saw how their policies worked out, they were a complete and utter failure, and then that's why I became a Republican, and I never looked back.
I think it's possible. I don't know. These are more words I never thought I'd utter about a President of the United States, but United States's possible.
Theresa May government is in utter meltdown, the country is at a standstill with a divided and shambolic government. The Prime Minister can't deliver Brexit and has zero authority left.
Im sure you can imagine the utter devastation, it is every parents worst nightmare.
Everyone is so enraged by this, we cannot believe that were here again ... eight months into this. We feel its utter chaos at this point.
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- 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
- 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
- по́вний, цілкови́тий, абсолю́тнийUkrainian
- thốt raVietnamese
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