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Synonyms for dictate
ˈdɪk teɪt, dɪkˈteɪt; ˈdɪk teɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dictate(noun)

    an authoritative rule

  2. dictate(verb)

    a guiding principle

    "the dictates of reason"

  3. order, prescribe, dictate(verb)

    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. dictate(verb)

    say out loud for the purpose of recording

    "He dictated a report to his secretary"

    Synonyms:
    order, prescribe

  5. dictate(verb)

    rule as a dictator

    Synonyms:
    order, prescribe

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. dictate

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

    Antonyms:
    follow, repeat, obey, echo, answer

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dictate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    prescribe, direct, ordain, command, order, bid, require, decree

  2. dictate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    utter (so that another may repeat or write)

  3. dictate(n.)

    Synonyms:
    injunction, command, order, decree

  4. dictate(n.)

    Synonyms:
    precept, maxim, rule

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    diktat, impose, prescribe

How to say dictate in sign language?

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