Associations to the word «Pronounce»

Wiktionary

PRONOUNCE, verb. (transitive) To formally declare, officially or ceremoniously.
PRONOUNCE, verb. (intransitive) To pass judgment.
PRONOUNCE, verb. (transitive) To sound out (a word or phrase); to articulate.
PRONOUNCE, verb. (intransitive) To produce the components of speech.
PRONOUNCE, verb. (transitive) To declare authoritatively, or as a formal expert opinion.
PRONOUNCE, verb. (transitive) To pronounce dead.
PRONOUNCE, verb. (transitive) To read aloud.

Dictionary definition

PRONOUNCE, verb. 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?".
PRONOUNCE, verb. Pronounce judgment on; "They labeled him unfit to work here".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.