verb (used with object), in·toned, in·ton·ing.
verb (used without object), in·toned, in·ton·ing.
Origin of intone
Related formsin·ton·er, nounhalf-in·toned, adjectiveun·in·toned, adjective
Examples from the Web for intone
He shook his head knowingly, as if to intone the word ‘New York,’ were to intone a universal spirit of ‘anything goes’.
Then he began to intone the same weird chant that I had heard in the forest, the people joining in.Latitude 19 degree|Mrs. Schuyler Crowninshield
He should possess a good physical presence, and intone the offices with elegance and precision.Life on a Mediaeval Barony|William Stearns Davis
Only a few months before she had seldom seen him intone grace at all.The Imported Bridegroom|Abraham Cahan