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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

- Dictate can refer to: Dictation (disambiguation) Dictator Edict...
- DragonDictate, Dragon Dictate, or Dragon for Mac is proprietary speech recognition software. The older program, DragonDictate, was originally developed...
- was soon discovered and captured. He was returned to Dallas, where he dictated a "confession" in which he claimed to have been kept a prisoner by Barrow...
- MacSpeech Dictate was a speech recognition program developed for Mac OS X by MacSpeech. The first version of MacSpeech Dictate was released in March 2008...
- products included iListen, MacSpeech Dictate, MacSpeech Dictate Medical, MacSpeech Dictate Legal, MacSpeech Dictate International, and MacSpeech Scribe...
- stamina are extraordinary." Bornstein later said that Trump himself had dictated the contents of the letter. A follow-up medical report showed Trump's blood...
- and his tendency to dribble diminished slightly with age, Messi began to dictate play in deeper areas of the pitch, and developed into one of the best p****ers...
- do with Edgar and with Ant-Man, going years and years back, helped to dictate what we did with the roster for Avengers the first time. It was a bit of...
- productive editors back in to parti****te. Therefore, the committee does not dictate the content of articles, although it sometimes condemns content changes...
- "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...
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