verb (used with object), e·nun·ci·at·ed, e·nun·ci·at·ing.
verb (used without object), e·nun·ci·at·ed, e·nun·ci·at·ing.
Origin of enunciate
Examples from the Web for enunciate
She is taught to enunciate clearly and to speak courteously and agreeably.The Canadian Girl at Work|Marjory MacMurchy
It was not until he had buttoned the very last button that he was able to enunciate.The Competitive Nephew|Montague Glass
And then I have another question to enunciate—will the oracle answer?The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2)|Frederic G. Kenyon
To enunciate these demands categorically, a deputation of the estates-general came to Luxemburg.The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume III.(of III) 1574-84|John Lothrop Motley
Metaphysics combines these words into propositions which enunciate a distinct truth.The Philosophy of Evolution|Stephen H. Carpenter
British Dictionary definitions for enunciate
Word Origin for enunciate
Word Origin and History for enunciate
1620s, "declare, express," from Latin enuntiatus, past participle of enuntiare "speak out, say, express, assert; divulge, disclose, reveal, betray," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + nuntiare "to announce" (see nuncio). Or perhaps a back-formation from enunciation. Meaning "to articulate, pronounce" is from 1759. Related: Enunciated; enunciating.