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

  • transitive v. To declare formally; state.
  • transitive v. To pronounce clearly; enunciate.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To say or pronounce; to enunciate.
  • v. To declare or proclaim.
  • v. To state unequivocally.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To announce; to declare; to state, as a proposition or argument.
  • transitive v. To utter; to articulate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To utter; declare; enunciate; state, as a proposition or an argument.

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

  • v. speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way


From French énoncer, from Latin ēnūntiāre, to speak out; see enunciate.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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