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Definition of Dictate

Dictate
Dictate Dic"tate, v. i. 1. To speak as a superior; to command; to impose conditions (on). Who presumed to dictate to the sovereign. --Macaulay. 2. To compose literary works; to tell what shall be written or said by another. Sylla could not skill of letters, and therefore knew not how to dictate. --Bacon.
Dictate
Dictate Dic"tate, n. [L. dictatum. See Dictate, 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. I credit what the Grecian dictates say. --Prior. Syn: Command; injunction; direction suggestion; impulse; admonition.
Dictate
Dictate Dic"tate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dictated; p. pr. & vb. n. Dictating.] [L. dictatus, p. p. of dictare, freq. of dicere to say. See Diction, and cf. Dight.] 1. To tell or utter so that another may write down; to inspire; to compose; as, to dictate a letter to an amanuensis. The mind which dictated the Iliad. --Wayland. Pages dictated by the Holy Spirit. --Macaulay. 2. 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. Whatsoever is dictated to us by God must be believed. --Watts. Syn: To suggest; prescribe; enjoin; command; point out; urge; admonish.

Meaning of Dictate from wikipedia

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- for women in which he stated that he chooses equality for women over the dictates of the leadership of what has been a lifetime religious commitment. He...
- "Dictated but not read" is a phrase used at the end of a text to warn that the written material has not been personally written or verified by the author...
- Amb****ador in Rome (Child). Mussolini, at first not interested, decided to dictate the story of his life to Arnaldo Mussolini, his brother. The story covers...
- began. Bush told reporters that while he would allow for heads of state to dictate how each meeting would transpire, there was an expectation on his part...
- she expressed anxiety about their socialite lifestyle and attempted to dictate to them on various matters, including the names of their children. Edward...
- The Munich Agreement (Czech: Mnichovská dohoda; Slovak: Mníchovská dohoda; German: Münchner Abkommen) or Munich Betrayal (Czech: Mnichovská zrada; Slovak:...
- was a series of experiments, and any principle might change if Truth so dictated". Brown, Judith M. & Parel, Anthony (2011). The Cambridge Companion to...
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