intonate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To intone.
    • To utter with a certain words: pleas that have been intonated with frustration.
    • To utter in a musical or sonorous way; to chant.
  • verb:
    • To intone; to utter.
    • recite with musical intonation; recite as a chant or a psalm
    • talk very carefully, as with rising and dropping pitch or perhaps in a specific tone
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To thunder.
    • To sound the shades associated with musical scale; to practice the sol-fa.
    • To modulate the vocals in a musical, sonorous, and measured manner, like in reading the liturgy; to intone.
  • others:
    • To thunder; make a rumbling sound.
    • To intone.
    • To appear the tones of the music scale; practise solmization.
    • To pronounce with a tone; intone; utter with a sonant vibration associated with vocal cords.

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