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intonate


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Intonate  \In"to*nate\,  v.  i.  [L.  intonatus  p.  p.  of  intonare  to 
  thunder,  resound.] 
  To  thunder.  [Obs.]  --Bailey. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Intonate  \In"to*nate\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Intonated};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Intonating}.]  [See  {Intone}.] 
  1.  (Mus.)  To  sound  the  tones  of  the  musical  scale;  to 
  practice  the  sol-fa. 
 
  2.  To  modulate  the  voice  in  a  musical,  sonorous,  and  measured 
  manner,  as  in  reading  the  liturgy;  to  intone. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Intonate  \In"to*nate\,  v.  t. 
  To  utter  in  a  musical  or  sonorous  manner;  to  chant;  as  to 
  intonate  the  liturgy. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  intonate 
  v  1:  speak  carefully,  with  rising  and  falling  pitch  [syn:  {intone}] 
  2:  recite  with  musical  intonation;  recite  as  a  chant;  "The 
  rabbi  chanted  a  prayer"  [syn:  {chant},  {intone},  {cantillate}] 




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