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sib·i·late

 (sĭb′ə-lāt′)
intr. & tr.v. sib·i·lat·ed, sib·i·lat·ing, sib·i·lates
To utter or pronounce with a hissing sound.

[Latin sībilāre, sībilāt-, to hiss.]

sib′i·la′tion n.

sibilate

(ˈsɪbɪˌleɪt)
vb
(Phonetics & Phonology) to pronounce or utter (words or speech) with a hissing sound
ˌsibiˈlation n

sib•i•late

(ˈsɪb əˌleɪt)

v. -lat•ed, -lat•ing. v.i.
1. to hiss.
v.t.
2. to utter or pronounce with a hissing sound.
[1650–60; < Latin sībilātus, past participle of sībilāre; see sibilant, -ate1]
sib`i•la′tion, n.
sib′i•la`tor, n.

sibilate


Past participle: sibilated
Gerund: sibilating

Imperative
sibilate
sibilate
Present
I sibilate
you sibilate
he/she/it sibilates
we sibilate
you sibilate
they sibilate
Preterite
I sibilated
you sibilated
he/she/it sibilated
we sibilated
you sibilated
they sibilated
Present Continuous
I am sibilating
you are sibilating
he/she/it is sibilating
we are sibilating
you are sibilating
they are sibilating
Present Perfect
I have sibilated
you have sibilated
he/she/it has sibilated
we have sibilated
you have sibilated
they have sibilated
Past Continuous
I was sibilating
you were sibilating
he/she/it was sibilating
we were sibilating
you were sibilating
they were sibilating
Past Perfect
I had sibilated
you had sibilated
he/she/it had sibilated
we had sibilated
you had sibilated
they had sibilated
Future
I will sibilate
you will sibilate
he/she/it will sibilate
we will sibilate
you will sibilate
they will sibilate
Future Perfect
I will have sibilated
you will have sibilated
he/she/it will have sibilated
we will have sibilated
you will have sibilated
they will have sibilated
Future Continuous
I will be sibilating
you will be sibilating
he/she/it will be sibilating
we will be sibilating
you will be sibilating
they will be sibilating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been sibilating
you have been sibilating
he/she/it has been sibilating
we have been sibilating
you have been sibilating
they have been sibilating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been sibilating
you will have been sibilating
he/she/it will have been sibilating
we will have been sibilating
you will have been sibilating
they will have been sibilating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been sibilating
you had been sibilating
he/she/it had been sibilating
we had been sibilating
you had been sibilating
they had been sibilating
Conditional
I would sibilate
you would sibilate
he/she/it would sibilate
we would sibilate
you would sibilate
they would sibilate
Past Conditional
I would have sibilated
you would have sibilated
he/she/it would have sibilated
we would have sibilated
you would have sibilated
they would have sibilated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.sibilate - pronounce with an initial sibilant
enounce, enunciate, pronounce, sound out, articulate, say - speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way; "She pronounces French words in a funny way"; "I cannot say `zip wire'"; "Can the child sound out this complicated word?"
2.sibilate - utter a sibilant
let loose, let out, utter, emit - express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"
assibilate - insert a sibilant sound before or after (another sound)
3.sibilate - express or utter with a hiss
mouth, speak, talk, verbalise, verbalize, utter - express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"
4.sibilate - make a sharp hissing sound, as if to show disapproval
let loose, let out, utter, emit - express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"

sibilate

verb
To make a sharp sibilant sound:
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