utter
ut·ter vt: to put (as a counterfeit note) into circulation as if genuine
convicted of utter ing a forged check
ut·ter·er n

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

utter
I verb air, announce, articulate, assert, asseverate, aver, breathe, broach, circulate, come out with, communicate, declaim, declare, deliver, dicere, disclose, divulge, emit, enunciate, express, give expression to, give forth, impart, issue, make known, mouth, proclaim, pronounce, propound, publicize, publish, recite, reveal, sound, speak, spread, state, talk, tell, vent, voice II index absolute (complete), arrant (definite), comment, communicate, complete (all-embracing), confess, converse, declare, disclose, disseminate, enunciate, express, gross (flagrant), mention, observe (remark), outright, phrase, proclaim, profess (avow), pronounce (speak), publish, pure, recite, relate (tell), remark, reveal, speak, stark, thorough, total, unconditional, unequivocal, unmitigated, unqualified (unlimited)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


utter
v.
(1) To say something out loud.
n.
utterance
(2) To offer forged money as valid; to introduce forged money into circulation.
n.
uttering
adj.
Complete; total; absolute.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


utter
To speak, articulate, or issue (as in a forged document).
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


utter
1 adj. Total, complete, absolute.
2 v. To speak or publish.
3 v. To use a forged check or instrument; to put it into circulation, as opposed to just creating the forged document.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


utter
To publish or offer; to send into circulation.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


utter
To publish or offer; to send into circulation.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

utter
v.
   1) to issue a forged document.
   2) to speak.
   See also: forgery

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • Utter — Ut ter, a. [OE. utter, originally the same word as outer. See {Out}, and cf. {Outer}, {Utmost}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Outer. Thine utter eyen. Chaucer. [Obs.] By him a shirt and utter mantle laid. Chapman. [1913 Webster] As doth an hidden moth The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Utter — Ut ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Uttered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Uttering}.] [OE. outren, freq. of outen to utter, put out, AS. [=u]tian to put out, eject, fr. [=u]t out. [root]198. See {Out}, and cf. {Utter}, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. To put forth or out; to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Utter — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: George H. Utter (1854–1912), US amerikanischer Politiker Tobias Utter (* 1962), hessischer Landtagsabgeordneter (CDU) Werner Utter (1921–2006), Chefpilot und Vorstandsmitglied der Deutschen Lufthansa AG,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • utter — [adj] outright, absolute all fired*, arrant, blasted*, blessed*, blooming*, complete, confounded, consummate, downright, entire, flat out*, infernal, out and out*, perfect, pure, sheer, stark, straight out*, thorough, thoroughgoing, total,… …   New thesaurus

  • utter — Ⅰ. utter [1] ► ADJECTIVE ▪ complete; absolute. DERIVATIVES utterly adverb. ORIGIN Old English, «outer». Ⅱ. utter [2] ► VERB …   English terms dictionary

  • utter — utter1 [ut′ər] adj. [ME < OE uttera, compar. of ut, OUT] 1. complete; total 2. unqualified; absolute; unconditional utterly adv. utterness n. utter2 [ut′ər] vt. [ME uttren < utter, outward …   English World dictionary

  • utter — vb 1 *say, tell, state Analogous words: enunciate, *articulate, pronounce: *speak, talk 2 *express, vent, voice, broach, air, ventilate Analogous words: enunciate, * …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • utter — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, remote, from Old English ūtera outer, comparative adjective from ūt out, adverb more at out Date: 15th century carried to the utmost point or highest degree ; absolute, total < utter darkness > < utter… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • utter */ — I UK [ˈʌtə(r)] / US [ˈʌtər] verb [transitive] Word forms utter : present tense I/you/we/they utter he/she/it utters present participle uttering past tense uttered past participle uttered literary 1) to say something As soon as he d uttered the… …   English dictionary

  • utter — utter1 utterable, adj. utterer, n. utterless, adj. /ut euhr/, v.t. 1. to give audible expression to; speak or pronounce: unable to utter her feelings; Words were uttered in my hearing. 2. to give forth (cries, notes, etc.) with the voice: to… …   Universalium

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