verb (used with object), e·nounced, e·nounc·ing.

to utter or pronounce, as words; enunciate.
to announce, declare, or proclaim.
to state definitely, as a proposition.

Origin of enounce

1795–1805; e-1 + (an)nounce, modeled on French énoncer < Latin ēnuntiāre to tell; see enunciate
Related formse·nounce·ment, nounun·e·nounced, adjective
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Related Words for enounce

state, vocalize, pronounce, enunciate, articulate, say, voice

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verb (tr) formal

to enunciate
to pronounce
Derived Formsenouncement, noun

Word Origin for enounce

C19: from French énoncer, from Latin ēnuntiāre enunciate
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