assibilate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To pronounce with a hissing noise; make sibilant.
    • In order to make sibilant; to improve to a sibilant.
    • To pronounce with a hissing sound; make sibilant.
    • In order to make sibilant; to change to a sibilant.
  • verb:
    • To change into or pronounce aided by the accompaniment of a sibilant noise or sounds.
    • to alter by assibilation.
    • place a sibilant sound before or after (another noise)
    • become a sibilant
    • to alter into or pronounce aided by the accompaniment of a sibilant noise or sounds.
    • To change by assibilation.
    • place a sibilant noise before or after (another noise)
    • become a sibilant
  • others:
    • To make sibilant, as a sound; turn into a sibilant or hissing noise; change, as a sound, by the phonetic process called assibilation.
    • To make sibilant, as an audio; become a sibilant or hissing sound; change, as an audio, by the phonetic procedure called assibilation.

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    • To pronounce with a hissing noise; make sibilant.
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