Definition of Phonate in English :

Define Phonate in English

Phonate meaning in English

Meaning of Phonate in English

Pronunciation of Phonate in English

Phonate pronunciation in English

Pronounce Phonate in English


see synonyms of phonate


1. phonate, vocalise, vocalize

utter speech sounds

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of phonate
to articulate speech sounds, esp to cause the vocal cords to vibrate in the execution of a voiced speech sound

Collins English Dictionary. Copyright © HarperCollins Publishers


see synonyms of phonate
verb intransitive
Word forms: ˈphoˌnated or ˈphoˌnating
to produce speech sounds; esp., to utter a voiced sound or sounds

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of phonate
intr.v. pho·nat·ed, pho·nat·ing, pho·nates
To produce speech sounds; vocalize.

The American Heritage ® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition copyright ©2018 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.