How could I forget his dictate to always be proud to be a Jew, even in circumstances when it might not seem to ones advantage?
These texts would bring appreciation for fine food to average Americans and continue to dictate how we eat and cook today.
Julius Caesar was supposedly able to dictate two letters at the same time to different scribes.
At the end of a lengthy rant, he concluded that “Adolf Hitler, like Barack Obama, also ruled by dictate.”
Though runway models have an age minimum of 16, there are no regulations that dictate age in editorial spreads and ads.
These habitations are as variously placed as the taste of their owners may chance to dictate.
There seems to be no limit to the authority you assume, and now you have begun to dictate to me.
It would be difficult for me to express the feelings with which I read it—and am now trying to re-read it as I dictate this.
"Just as though I'd let her dictate to me what to wear," she muttered.
Be thankful that God has visited you, but do not dictate to him the way of his working.
1590s, "to practice dictation, say aloud for another to write down," from Latin dictatus, past participle of dictare "say often, prescribe," frequentative of dicere "tell, say" (see diction). Sense of "to command" is 1620s. Related: Dictated; dictates; dictating.
1590s, from Latin dictatum "something dictated," noun use of neuter past participle of dictare (see dictate (v.)).