Definitions of dictate
v. t. - To tell or utter so that another may write down; to inspire; to compose; as, to dictate a letter to an amanuensis. 2
v. t. - To say; to utter; to communicate authoritatively; to deliver (a command) to a subordinate; to declare with authority; to impose; as, to dictate the terms of a treaty; a general dictates orders to his troops. 2
v. i. - To speak as a superior; to command; to impose conditions (on). 2
v. i. - To compose literary works; to tell what shall be written or said by another. 2
v. t. - A statement delivered with authority; an order; a command; an authoritative rule, principle, or maxim; a prescription; as, listen to the dictates of your conscience; the dictates of the gospel. 2
The word "dictate" uses 7 letters: A C D E I T T.
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