What are some opposite words for dictate?

Antonyms for dictate
ˈdɪk teɪt, dɪkˈteɪt; ˈdɪk teɪtdic·tate

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. dictate

    Antonyms:
    follow, repeat, obey, echo, answer

    Synonyms:
    prompt, suggest, enjoin, order, direct, prescribe, decree, instruct, propose, command

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Princeton's WordNet3.7 / 3 votes

  1. dictatenoun

    an authoritative rule

  2. dictateverb

    a guiding principle

    "the dictates of reason"

  3. order, prescribe, dictateverb

    issue commands or orders for

    Synonyms:
    put, govern, ordain, regularise, rate, arrange, set up, say, grade, ordinate, range, rank, consecrate, enjoin, regulate, tell, order, prescribe, place, regularize

  4. dictateverb

    say out loud for the purpose of recording

    "He dictated a report to his secretary"

    Synonyms:
    order, prescribe

  5. dictateverb

    rule as a dictator

    Synonyms:
    order, prescribe

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words3.0 / 1 vote

  1. dictatenoun

    Synonyms:
    command, admonition, prescription, impulse

How to use dictate in a sentence?

  1. Neal Pilson:

    You can have all the commissioners in the world, but he's not going to control the economics of the sport, which dictate that the ownership has to take the horses out of competition in order to recover their investment, baseball players play for 20 years, football players play for five or 10 years, these horses run for one year.

  2. Leader McConnell:

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's delayed this so the architects of the failed House process can reach over into the The Senate and dictate our process as well, house Democrats are treating impeachment like a political toy — like a political toy, treating their own effort to remove our commander-in-chief like a frivolous game.

  3. Geoff Porter:

    The jihadi landscape in Libya and Tunisia is extremely fluid, what may dictate whether an individual joins this group or that is not whether he is really an adherent to the Islamic State’s leadership or to al-Qaeda’s but the likelihood of being able to train for jihad and to carry out attacks.

  4. Ryan Hartman:

    We left Cam out to dry a little bit there, a lot of bit, we gave them everything. We had no possession, no work ethic, no battle. We got away from our game, and we let them dictate.

  5. Gabe Lyons:

    This project is a unifying effort where churches are expressing care and support for refugees and not letting politics get in the way, churches cannot dictate who is given access to America's borders, but we can be sure to respond to the immediate needs for the millions who will never leave the region.

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1164follow
#1251answer
#3764echo
#4802repeat
#14320obey
#20832dictate

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