verb[with object] • rare
- 1Utter or pronounce (words): hers was the only voice able to enounce words that reached his earsMore example sentences
- At his command the chorister enounced the prophet's song.
- The student should be able to enounce these sounds independently.
- Gone are the days of beheading royalty and treason for enouncing the monarch's name.
- 1.1State (a proposition, theory, etc.) in definite terms: the principles enounced in his Notes On CinematographyMore example sentences
- Wordsworth's theory was perhaps not enounced with perfect clearness.
- The proposition is incontestable yet incompletely enounced.
- The antecedent comprises the two propositions, the one of which enounces the general rule.
early 19th century: from French énoncer, from Latin enuntiare (see enunciate).