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can·til·late

 (kăn′tl-āt′)
tr. & intr.v. can·ti·lat·ed, can·ti·lat·ing, can·ti·lates
To chant or recite (a liturgical text) in a musical monotone.

[Latin cantilāre, cantilāt-, to sing, from cantāre, to sing; see kan- in Indo-European roots.]

can′til·la′tion n.

cantillate

(ˈkæntɪˌleɪt)
vb
1. (Judaism) to chant (passages of the Hebrew Scriptures) according to the traditional Jewish melody
2. to intone or chant
[C19: from Late Latin cantillāre to sing softly, from Latin cantāre to sing]

cantillate


Past participle: cantillated
Gerund: cantillating

Imperative
cantillate
cantillate
Present
I cantillate
you cantillate
he/she/it cantillates
we cantillate
you cantillate
they cantillate
Preterite
I cantillated
you cantillated
he/she/it cantillated
we cantillated
you cantillated
they cantillated
Present Continuous
I am cantillating
you are cantillating
he/she/it is cantillating
we are cantillating
you are cantillating
they are cantillating
Present Perfect
I have cantillated
you have cantillated
he/she/it has cantillated
we have cantillated
you have cantillated
they have cantillated
Past Continuous
I was cantillating
you were cantillating
he/she/it was cantillating
we were cantillating
you were cantillating
they were cantillating
Past Perfect
I had cantillated
you had cantillated
he/she/it had cantillated
we had cantillated
you had cantillated
they had cantillated
Future
I will cantillate
you will cantillate
he/she/it will cantillate
we will cantillate
you will cantillate
they will cantillate
Future Perfect
I will have cantillated
you will have cantillated
he/she/it will have cantillated
we will have cantillated
you will have cantillated
they will have cantillated
Future Continuous
I will be cantillating
you will be cantillating
he/she/it will be cantillating
we will be cantillating
you will be cantillating
they will be cantillating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been cantillating
you have been cantillating
he/she/it has been cantillating
we have been cantillating
you have been cantillating
they have been cantillating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been cantillating
you will have been cantillating
he/she/it will have been cantillating
we will have been cantillating
you will have been cantillating
they will have been cantillating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been cantillating
you had been cantillating
he/she/it had been cantillating
we had been cantillating
you had been cantillating
they had been cantillating
Conditional
I would cantillate
you would cantillate
he/she/it would cantillate
we would cantillate
you would cantillate
they would cantillate
Past Conditional
I would have cantillated
you would have cantillated
he/she/it would have cantillated
we would have cantillated
you would have cantillated
they would have cantillated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.cantillate - recite with musical intonation; recite as a chant or a psalm; "The rabbi chanted a prayer"
singsong - speak, chant, or declaim in a singsong
sing - produce tones with the voice; "She was singing while she was cooking"; "My brother sings very well"