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pho·nate

 (fō′nāt′)
intr.v. pho·nat·ed, pho·nat·ing, pho·nates
To produce speech sounds; vocalize.

pho·na′tion n.
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phonate

(fəʊˈneɪt)
vb
(Phonetics & Phonology) (intr) to articulate speech sounds, esp to cause the vocal cords to vibrate in the execution of a voiced speech sound
[C19: from Greek phōnē voice]
phoˈnation n
phonatory adj
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pho•nate

(ˈfoʊ neɪt)

v.i. -nat•ed, -nat•ing.
to produce a sound, esp. a speech sound, by vibration of the vocal cords.
[1875–80; < Greek phōn(ḗ) voice (see phono-) + -ate1]
pho•na′tion, n.
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phonate


Past participle: phonated
Gerund: phonating

Imperative
phonate
phonate
Present
I phonate
you phonate
he/she/it phonates
we phonate
you phonate
they phonate
Preterite
I phonated
you phonated
he/she/it phonated
we phonated
you phonated
they phonated
Present Continuous
I am phonating
you are phonating
he/she/it is phonating
we are phonating
you are phonating
they are phonating
Present Perfect
I have phonated
you have phonated
he/she/it has phonated
we have phonated
you have phonated
they have phonated
Past Continuous
I was phonating
you were phonating
he/she/it was phonating
we were phonating
you were phonating
they were phonating
Past Perfect
I had phonated
you had phonated
he/she/it had phonated
we had phonated
you had phonated
they had phonated
Future
I will phonate
you will phonate
he/she/it will phonate
we will phonate
you will phonate
they will phonate
Future Perfect
I will have phonated
you will have phonated
he/she/it will have phonated
we will have phonated
you will have phonated
they will have phonated
Future Continuous
I will be phonating
you will be phonating
he/she/it will be phonating
we will be phonating
you will be phonating
they will be phonating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been phonating
you have been phonating
he/she/it has been phonating
we have been phonating
you have been phonating
they have been phonating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been phonating
you will have been phonating
he/she/it will have been phonating
we will have been phonating
you will have been phonating
they will have been phonating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been phonating
you had been phonating
he/she/it had been phonating
we had been phonating
you had been phonating
they had been phonating
Conditional
I would phonate
you would phonate
he/she/it would phonate
we would phonate
you would phonate
they would phonate
Past Conditional
I would have phonated
you would have phonated
he/she/it would have phonated
we would have phonated
you would have phonated
they would have phonated
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.phonate - utter speech soundsphonate - utter speech sounds      
mouth, speak, talk, verbalise, verbalize, utter - express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"
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* There is no significant decrease in quality of life during the early post-op period since the patient breathes primarily through the upper airway and phonates almost normally.
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