from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • intransitive v. To express oneself dogmatically in writing or speech.
  • transitive v. To proclaim as dogma.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To treat something as dogma
  • v. To speak or write dogmatically

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To assert positively; to teach magisterially or with bold and undue confidence; to advance with arrogance.
  • transitive v. To deliver as a dogma.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To make dogmatic assertions; utter or write positive statements, but without adducing arguments or evidence in support of what is asserted.
  • To assert or deliver as a dogma; make a dogma of.
  • To treat dogmatically; make a subject of dogmatism: as, to dogmatize a political question.
  • Also spelled dogmatise.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. speak dogmatically
  • v. state as a dogma


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