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Definition 1: recite with musical intonation; recite as a chant or a psalm - [verb of communication]

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

  • The rabbi chanted a prayer

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(intone is a kind of ...) produce tones with the voice

"She was singing while she was cooking" "My brother sings very well"

(... is a kind of intone ) speak, chant, or declaim in a singsong

Definition 2: speak carefully, as with rising and falling pitch or in a particular tone - [verb of communication]

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

  • please intonate with sadness

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(intone is a kind of ...) pronounce judgment on

"They labeled him unfit to work here"

Definition 3: utter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically - [verb of communication]

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

  • The students chanted the same slogan over and over again

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(intone is a kind of ...) express in speech

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

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