HyperDic: dictation

English > 3 senses of the word dictation:
NOUNcommunicationdictation, command, bid, biddingan authoritative direction or instruction to do something
communicationdictationspeech intended for reproduction in writing
communicationdictationmatter that has been dictated and transcribed
dictation > pronunciation
Soundsdihktey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > dictation: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn authoritative direction or instruction to do something.
Synonymscommand, bid, bidding
NarrowerbehestAn authoritative command or request
commandmentSomething that is commanded
commission, charge, directionA formal statement of a command or injunction to do something
countermandA contrary command cancelling or reversing a previous command
injunctionA formal command or admonition
open sesameA magical command
order(often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed
Broaderspeech actThe use of language to perform some act
Spanishdictado, orden
Catalandictat, ordre
Verbsdictateissue commands or orders for
dictaterule as a dictator
English > dictation: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaningspeech intended for reproduction in writing.
Broaderspeech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, language, voice communication, oral communication(language) communication by word of mouth
Spanishdictado
Catalandictat
Verbsdictatesay out loud for the purpose of recording
English > dictation: 3 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningMatter that has been dictated and transcribed; a dictated passage.
Example"he signed and mailed his dictation without bothering to read it"
Broadermatterwritten works (especially in books or magazines)
Spanishdictado
Verbsdictatesay out loud for the purpose of recording

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