HyperDic: pronounce

English > 2 senses of the word pronounce:
VERBcommunicationpronounce, articulate, enounce, sound out, enunciate, sayspeak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way
communicationpronounce, label, judgepronounce judgment on
pronounce > pronunciation
Rhymesannounce ... trounce: 10 rhymes with awns...
English > pronounce: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningspeak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"She pronounces French words in a funny way"
Synonymsarticulate, enounce, sound out, enunciate, say
Entailstalk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbaliseExpress in speech
Narroweraspiratepronounce with aspiration
clickproduce a click
devoiceUtter with tense vocal chords
drawllengthen and slow down or draw out
explodeCause to burst as a result of air pressure
flappronounce with a flap, of alveolar sounds
liltarticulate in a very careful and rhythmic way
lispspeak with a lisp
mispronounce, misspeakpronounce a word incorrectly
nasalize, nasalisepronounce with a lowered velum
nasalize, nasalisespeak nasally or through the nose
palatalize, palatalisepronounce a consonant with the tongue against the palate
raisepronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth
retroflexarticulate (a consonant) with the tongue curled back against the palate
rollpronounce with a roll, of the phoneme /r/
round, labialize, labialisepronounce with rounded lips
sibilatepronounce with an initial sibilant
stress, accent, accentuateput stress on
subvocalize, subvocalisearticulate without making audible sounds
syllabize, syllabiseUtter with distinct articulation of each syllable
trillpronounce with a trill, of the phoneme 'r'
twangpronounce with a nasal twang
vocalize, vocalise, vowelize, vowelisepronounce as a vowel
voice, sound, vocalize, vocaliseUtter with vibrating vocal chords
Spanisharticular, decir, declarar, hablar, pronunciar, sentenciar
Catalanarticular, declarar, parlar, pronunciar, sentenciar
Nounspronunciationthe manner in which someone utters a word
pronunciationthe way a word or a language is customarily spoken
English > pronounce: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningpronounce judgment on.
PatternSomething ----s something Adjective/Noun; Somebody ----s somebody something
Synonymslabel, judge
Narroweracquit, assoil, clear, discharge, exonerate, exculpatepronounce not guilty of criminal charges
convictFind or declare guilty
disqualifydeclare unfit
intonate, intonespeak carefully, as with rising and falling pitch or in a particular tone
qualifypronounce fit or able
rule, finddecide on and make a declaration about
toutadvertize in strongly positive terms
Broaderdeclare, adjudge, holddeclare to be
Spanishdeclarar, designar, juzgar, pronunciar
Catalandesignar, pronunciar
Nounspronouncementan authoritative declaration

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