Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To pronounce; articulate.
  • intransitive verb To state or set forth precisely or systematically.
  • intransitive verb To announce; proclaim.
  • intransitive verb To pronounce words; speak aloud.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To utter, as words or syllables; pronounce: used especially with reference to manner: as, he enunciates his words distinctly.
  • To declare deliberately or in set terms; proclaim distinctly; announce; state: as, to enunciate a proposition.
  • Synonyms Articulate, etc. See utter, v.
  • To utter words or syllables: used especially with reference to manner: as, he enunciates distinctly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb To utter words or syllables articulately.
  • transitive verb To make a formal statement of; to announce; to proclaim; to declare, as a truth.
  • transitive verb To make distinctly audible; to utter articulately; to pronounce.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive : To make a definite or systematic statement of.
  • verb To announce, proclaim.
  • verb transitive To articulate, pronounce.
  • verb intransitive To make sounds clearly.

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

  • verb speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way
  • verb express or state clearly

Etymologies

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

[Latin ēnūntiāre, ēnūntiāt- : ē-, ex-, ex- + nūntiāre, to announce (from nūntius, messenger; see neu- in Indo-European roots).]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Latin enuntiatus, past participle of enuntio to report, declare, from e- + nuntio to report

Examples

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  • He insisted there was no such word in Spanish as "enunciate" or "enunciation".

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  • He insisted there was no such word in Spanish as "enunciate" or "enunciation".

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  • He insisted there was no such word in Spanish as "enunciate" or "enunciation".

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  • He insisted there was no such word in Spanish as "enunciate" or "enunciation".

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  • He insisted there was no such word in Spanish as "enunciate" or "enunciation".

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  • He insisted there was no such word in Spanish as "enunciate" or "enunciation".

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  • He insisted there was no such word in Spanish as "enunciate" or "enunciation".

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  • He insisted there was no such word in Spanish as "enunciate" or "enunciation".

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