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Definition 1: express or state clearly - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for enunciate in the sense of this definition

(enunciate is a kind of ...) express in words

"He said that he wanted to marry her" "tell me what is bothering you" "state your opinion" "state your name"

Definition 2: speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way - [verb of communication]

Samples where enunciate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She pronounces French words in a funny way
  • I cannot say `zip wire'
  • Can the child sound out this complicated word?

Synonyms for enunciate in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of enunciate ) pronounce with a nasal twang

(... is a kind of enunciate ) lengthen and slow down or draw out

"drawl one's vowels"

(... is a kind of enunciate ) pronounce with rounded lips

(... is a kind of enunciate ) speak with a lisp

(... is a kind of enunciate ) put stress on; utter with an accent

"In Farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word"

(... is a kind of enunciate ) pronounce as a vowel

"between two consonants, this liquid is vowelized"

(... is a kind of enunciate ) produce a click

"Xhosa speakers click"

(... is a kind of enunciate ) pronounce with a trill, of the phoneme `r'

"Some speakers trill their r's"

(... is a kind of enunciate ) pronounce with an initial sibilant

(... is a kind of enunciate ) pronounce with a flap, of alveolar sounds

(... is a kind of enunciate ) cause to burst as a result of air pressure; of stop consonants like /p/, /t/, and /k/

(... is a kind of enunciate ) utter with distinct articulation of each syllable

"The poet syllabized the verses he read"

(... is a kind of enunciate ) articulate without making audible sounds

"she was reading to herself and merely subvocalized"

(... is a kind of enunciate ) articulate (a consonant) with the tongue curled back against the palate

"Indian accents can be characterized by the fact that speakers retroflex their consonants"

(... is a kind of enunciate ) utter with tense vocal chords

(... is a kind of enunciate ) pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth

"raise your `o'"

(... is a kind of enunciate ) articulate in a very careful and rhythmic way

(... is a kind of enunciate ) pronounce a consonant with the tongue against the palate

(... is a kind of enunciate ) pronounce with a lowered velum

"She nasalizes all her vowels"

(... is a kind of enunciate ) speak nasally or through the nose

"In this part of the country, people tend to nasalize"

(... is a kind of enunciate ) pronounce a word incorrectly

"She mispronounces many Latinate words"

(... is a kind of enunciate ) pronounce with aspiration; of stop sounds

(... is a kind of enunciate ) utter with vibrating vocal chords

(... is a kind of enunciate ) pronounce with a roll, of the phoneme /r/

"She rolls her r's"

(enunciate implies ...) express in speech

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

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