Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To speak; utter; tell of; name.
  • To call; summon; command; appoint.
  • To bespeak.
  • To talk; call out; shout; make a noise.
  • noun Voice; the voice.
  • noun Speech; speaking; crying out.
  • noun That which is uttered; a speech or cry; prayer.
  • noun Word; bidding; command; direction.
  • noun One's word or promise; an agreement; an appointment; hence, anything fixed by appointment.

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

  • noun Obs. or Scot. Voice; speech; language.
  • noun obsolete An outcry; a loud call; a clamor.
  • noun [Obs.] to make an appointment.

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

  • noun obsolete A time, occasion.
  • noun obsolete A set time; a date or appointment.
  • verb transitive, obsolete To call; summon; command; appoint.
  • verb intransitive, obsolete To alternate; take turns.
  • noun Northern England, Scotland The voice, now especially when loud or strong.
  • noun obsolete Speech, language.
  • noun Voice; cry; that which is uttered; petition; prayer.
  • noun A word, command, bidding or direction given.
  • noun A promise, one's word.
  • noun An outcry, shout, or loud call; a clamour/clamor, noise; din.
  • noun A sound, the sound of a horn; melody, tune; song; sound made by an animal or a bird.
  • verb transitive, obsolete To speak; utter; describe; tell of; name.
  • verb transitive, obsolete To voice an opinion; vote.
  • verb transitive, archaic To vouch; speak up (for).
  • verb transitive, dialectal To bespeak.
  • verb intransitive, dialectal To talk; call out; shout; make a noise.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Middle English steven ("appointment"), from Old English stefn ("a time, turn, tour of duty"), from Proto-Germanic *stabnijaz, *stabnijô (“fixed time”), from Proto-Indo-European *stebh- (“a stake, post; to support, stamp, insist, become angry”). Cognate with Middle Low German stevene ("a court appointment"), Old Norse stefna ("appointment, meeting"). More at staff.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Middle English steven ("voice, command, constitution"), from Old English stefn, stemn ("voice"), from Proto-Germanic *stebnō, *stemnō (“voice”), from Proto-Indo-European *stomen- (“mouth, muzzle”). Cognate with Old Frisian stifne, stemme ("voice"), Old Saxon stemna (Dutch stem, "voice"), Old High German stimma, stimna (German Stimme, "voice"), Gothic 𐍃𐍄𐌹𐌱𐌽𐌰 (stibna, "voice"), Ancient Greek στόμα (stóma, "mouth"). See also stevvon.

Examples

  • Art, Comic Book/Superhero, Cool Stuff, Watchmen steven is that kind of like well back in my day i had to walk five mile through the snow and five miles back and hamburgers were 5 cents that type of thing lol steven again shut the fuck up nobody wants to see you whine mkay pumpkin steven and sorry for missing the s in care (s) debasreee tapadar awesome mask

    Cool Stuff: Rorschach Mask and Gun Watchmen Prop Replicas | /Film

  • Sent from my mobile using FeedM8 reply vaspers aka steven e. streight

    Kindle: First Impressions

  • If there were only a single request, "steven" would not have needed to do that.

    Steve Had a Little List

  • I mean, the "more the merrier" part is pretty easy to understand, but somewhere up this thread some guy called "steven" spent a lot of words trying to explain why responding to 40 requests is exactly like responding to one.

    Steve Had a Little List

  • JasonLI_iPhone3G: "Well … I just happened to google some info about iTunes 8.2 and came ..." steven: "brizzel … it keeps on saying i have the wrong pass. lemme know if you find a way ..."

    The iPhone Blog

  • JasonLI_iPhone3G: "Well … I just happened to google some info about iTunes 8.2 and came ..." steven: "brizzel … it keeps on saying i have the wrong pass. lemme know if you find a way ..."

    The iPhone Blog

  • JasonLI_iPhone3G: "Well … I just happened to google some info about iTunes 8.2 and came ..." steven: "brizzel … it keeps on saying i have the wrong pass. lemme know if you find a way ..."

    The iPhone Blog

  • JasonLI_iPhone3G: "Well … I just happened to google some info about iTunes 8.2 and came ..." steven: "brizzel … it keeps on saying i have the wrong pass. lemme know if you find a way ..."

    The iPhone Blog

  • JasonLI_iPhone3G: "Well … I just happened to google some info about iTunes 8.2 and came ..." steven: "brizzel … it keeps on saying i have the wrong pass. lemme know if you find a way ..."

    The iPhone Blog

  • JasonLI_iPhone3G: "Well … I just happened to google some info about iTunes 8.2 and came ..." steven: "brizzel … it keeps on saying i have the wrong pass. lemme know if you find a way ..."

    The iPhone Blog

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