intonate


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in·to·nate

 (ĭn′tə-nāt′)
tr.v. in·to·nat·ed, in·to·nat·ing, in·to·nates
1. To intone.
2. To utter with a particular tone of voice: pleas that were intonated with desperation.

[Medieval Latin intonāre, intonāt-; see intone.]

intonate

(ˈɪntəʊˌneɪt)
vb (tr)
1. (Phonetics & Phonology) to pronounce or articulate (continuous connected speech) with a characteristic rise and fall of the voice
2. a less common word for intone

in•to•nate

(ˈɪn toʊˌneɪt, -tə-)

v.t. -nat•ed, -nat•ing.
1. to utter with a particular tone or modulation of voice.
2. to intone; chant; recite.

intonate


Past participle: intonated
Gerund: intonating

Imperative
intonate
intonate
Present
I intonate
you intonate
he/she/it intonates
we intonate
you intonate
they intonate
Preterite
I intonated
you intonated
he/she/it intonated
we intonated
you intonated
they intonated
Present Continuous
I am intonating
you are intonating
he/she/it is intonating
we are intonating
you are intonating
they are intonating
Present Perfect
I have intonated
you have intonated
he/she/it has intonated
we have intonated
you have intonated
they have intonated
Past Continuous
I was intonating
you were intonating
he/she/it was intonating
we were intonating
you were intonating
they were intonating
Past Perfect
I had intonated
you had intonated
he/she/it had intonated
we had intonated
you had intonated
they had intonated
Future
I will intonate
you will intonate
he/she/it will intonate
we will intonate
you will intonate
they will intonate
Future Perfect
I will have intonated
you will have intonated
he/she/it will have intonated
we will have intonated
you will have intonated
they will have intonated
Future Continuous
I will be intonating
you will be intonating
he/she/it will be intonating
we will be intonating
you will be intonating
they will be intonating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been intonating
you have been intonating
he/she/it has been intonating
we have been intonating
you have been intonating
they have been intonating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been intonating
you will have been intonating
he/she/it will have been intonating
we will have been intonating
you will have been intonating
they will have been intonating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been intonating
you had been intonating
he/she/it had been intonating
we had been intonating
you had been intonating
they had been intonating
Conditional
I would intonate
you would intonate
he/she/it would intonate
we would intonate
you would intonate
they would intonate
Past Conditional
I would have intonated
you would have intonated
he/she/it would have intonated
we would have intonated
you would have intonated
they would have intonated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.intonate - speak carefully, as with rising and falling pitch or in a particular tone; "please intonate with sadness"
pronounce, label, judge - pronounce judgment on; "They labeled him unfit to work here"
2.intonate - 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"
Translations

intonate

vt (Ling) → intonieren
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