English verb: pronounce
|1.||pronounce (communication) speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way|
|Samples||She pronounces French words in a funny way.|
I cannot say `zip wire'.
Can the child sound out this complicated word?.
|Synonyms||articulate, enounce, enunciate, say, sound out|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something|
|Narrower (hyponym)||accent, accentuate, aspirate, click, devoice, drawl, explode, flap, labialise, labialize, lilt, lisp, mispronounce, misspeak, nasalise, nasalise, nasalize, nasalize, palatalise, palatalize, raise, retroflex, roll, round, sibilate, sound, stress, subvocalise, subvocalize, syllabise, syllabize, trill, twang, vocalise, vocalise, vocalize, vocalize, voice, vowelise, vowelize|
|Entail||mouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize|
|2.||pronounce (communication) pronounce judgment on|
|Samples||They labeled him unfit to work here.|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s something Adjective/Noun.|
Somebody ----s somebody something
|Broader (hypernym)||adjudge, declare, hold|
|Narrower (hyponym)||acquit, assoil, clear, convict, discharge, disqualify, exculpate, exonerate, find, intonate, intone, qualify, rule, tout|