HyperDic: intone

English > 3 senses of the word intone:
VERBcommunicationintone, tone, chantutter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically
communicationintone, chant, intonate, cantillaterecite with musical intonation
communicationintone, intonatespeak carefully, as with rising and falling pitch or in a particular tone
intone > pronunciation
Soundsihntow'n
Rhymesacetone ... zone: 126 rhymes with own...
English > intone: 3 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningUtter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymstone, chant
Broadertalk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbaliseExpress in speech
Spanishentonar
Catalanentonar
Nounsintonationthe act of singing in a monotonous tone
English > intone: 3 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningrecite with musical intonation; recite as a chant or a psalm.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
ModelThey will intone the duet
Synonymschant, intonate, cantillate
Narrowersingsongspeak, chant, or declaim in a singsong
Broadersingproduce tones with the voice
Spanishcantar, entonar, salmodiar
Catalancantar, entonar, salmejar, salmodiar
Nounsintonationthe act of singing in a monotonous tone
intonationsinging by a soloist of the opening piece of plainsong
intonationthe production of musical tones (by voice or instrument)
intonationrise and fall of the voice pitch
English > intone: 3 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningspeak carefully, as with rising and falling pitch or in a particular tone.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymintonate
Broaderpronounce, label, judgepronounce judgment on
Spanishentonar
Catalanentonar
Nounsintonationrise and fall of the voice pitch

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