pronounce


pronounce
I (pass judgment) verb adjudge, adjudicate, announce authoritatively, conclude, decide, declare to be, decree, deliver judgment, determine, find, give a ruling, give an opinion, give judgment, judge, officially utter, pass sentence upon, prescribe punishment, pronuntiare, rule, utter formally, utter judicial sentence II (speak) verb accent, accentuate, announce, announce authoritatively, announce officially, articulate, assert, break silence, communicate, declare, deliver, deliver an address, deliver formally, dicere, emit, emphasize, enounce, enunciate, enuntiare, express, form, frame, present, proclaim, recite, say, sound, speak formally, state, stress, tell, utter, utter formally, utter forth, verbalize, vocalize, voice III index adjudicate, affirm (daim), affirm (declare solemnly), allege, annunciate, argue, assert, avouch (avow), avow, award, certify (attest), communicate, convey (communicate), decide, declare, decree, determine, enunciate, express, issue (publish), judge, pass (determine), phrase, posit, profess (avow), recite, rule (decide), speak, try (conduct a trial), utter

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Synonyms:
(with proper accent and tone), , , / , , , / (as an oration)


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  • pronounce — [prə nouns′, prōnouns′] vt. pronounced, pronouncing [ME pronouncen < OFr pronuncier < L pronuntiare < pro , before + nuntiare, to announce < nuntius, messenger: see PRO 2 & NUNCIO] 1. to say or declare officially, solemnly, or with… …   English World dictionary

  • Pronounce — Pro*nounce , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pronounced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pronounging}.] [F. prononcer, L. pronunciare; pro before, forth + nunciare, nuntiare, to announce. See {Announce}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To utter articulately; to speak out or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pronounce on — ˈpronounce ˌon pro ˈnounce up ˌon [transitive] [he/she/it pronounces on present participle pronouncing on past tense …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pronounce — Pro*nounce , v. i. [1913 Webster] 1. To give a pronunciation; to articulate; as, to pronounce faultlessly. Earle. [1913 Webster] 2. To make declaration; to utter on opinion; to speak with confidence. [R.] Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pronounce — early 14c., to utter, declare officially, from O.Fr. pronuncier (late 13c.), from L.L. pronunciare, from L. pronuntiare to proclaim, announce, pronounce, from pro forth, out, in public (see PRO (Cf. pro )) + nuntiare announce, from nuntius… …   Etymology dictionary

  • pronounce — [v1] produce words vocally accent, articulate, enunciate, phonate, say, sound, speak, stress, utter, verbalize, vocalize, voice; concept 47 Ant. mumble pronounce [v2] announce, declare affirm, assert, blast, call, decree, deliver, drum, judge,… …   New thesaurus

  • pronounce — ► VERB 1) make the sound of (a word or part of a word). 2) declare or announce. 3) (pronounce on) pass judgement or make a decision on. DERIVATIVES pronounceable adjective pronouncement noun pronouncer noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Pronounce — Pro*nounce , n. Pronouncement; declaration; pronunciation. [Obs.] Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pronounce on — index award Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • pronounce — *articulate, enunciate …   New Dictionary of Synonyms


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