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Dictate synonyms
dĭk'tāt', dĭk-tāt'
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To decorate with raised ornaments, metal studs, etc.
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  1. To decorate with raised ornaments, metal studs, etc.
  2. To give orders to, especially in an arrogant or domineering manner:
  3. (Informal) To order (a person) about; act bossy with
To act as spokesperson:
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  1. To act as spokesperson:
  2. To produce words by means of sounds; talk:
  3. To express in words; tell:
To give birth to a child
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  1. To give birth to a child
  2. To express in words; declare or utter:
  3. (Informal) To cause (votes, a political delegation, etc.) to go to the support of a particular candidate or cause
To emit or release something.
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  1. To emit or release something.
  2. To give off an emanation.
To ask questions of (somebody); to have an interview.
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  1. To ask questions of (somebody); to have an interview.
  2. To be interviewed; to attend an interview.
  3. To obtain an interview from.
To put together; put in proper order or form
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  1. To put together; put in proper order or form
  2. (Printing) To arrange or set (type or matter to be printed).
  3. To create (a musical or literary work)
To express (a theory, plan, etc.) in a systematic way
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  1. To express (a theory, plan, etc.) in a systematic way
  2. To reduce to, or express in, a formula; to put in a clear and definite form of statement or expression.
  3. To work out or form in one's mind; devise, develop, contrive, etc.
To express oneself in words.
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  1. To express oneself in words.
  2. To change (a noun, etc.) into a verb
  3. To use words to express or communicate meaning
To set down for preservation in writing or other permanent form:
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  1. To set down for preservation in writing or other permanent form:
  2. To record the words, sound, appearance, or performance of (someone or something):
  3. To put in writing, print, etc. for future use; draw up an account of
To make an oration; speak in a pompous or bombastic manner
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  1. To make an oration; speak in a pompous or bombastic manner
  2. To speak in a formal, often pompous manner.
To give or send out (matter or energy):
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  1. To give or send out (matter or energy):
  2. To issue with authority, especially to put (currency) into circulation.
  3. To give out as sound; utter:
To supervise the performance of:
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  1. To supervise the performance of:
  2. To manage or regulate the business or affairs of; be in charge of:
  3. In a direct manner; directly
To order the use of a medicine or other treatment.
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  1. To order the use of a medicine or other treatment.
  2. To become invalidated or outlawed by negative prescription
  3. To set down as a rule or direction; order; ordain; direct
To order, establish, or decide by decree:
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  1. To order, establish, or decide by decree:
  2. To order, decide, or appoint by decree or officially
  3. To issue a decree; ordain
To invest with ministerial or priestly authority; confer holy orders on:
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  1. To invest with ministerial or priestly authority; confer holy orders on:
  2. To order or decree by virtue of superior authority:
  3. To decree; order; establish; enact
To order, establish, or decide by decree:
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  1. To order, establish, or decide by decree:
  2. To order, decide, or appoint by decree or officially
  3. To issue a decree; ordain
(--- Informal) To take revenge upon (someone); get even with.
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  1. (--- Informal) To take revenge upon (someone); get even with.
  2. To assign; attribute:
  3. To influence the outcome or actions of (something) by improper or unlawful means:
To force (oneself, one's presence or will, etc.) on another or others without right or invitation; obtrude
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  1. To force (oneself, one's presence or will, etc.) on another or others without right or invitation; obtrude
  2. To arrange (pages of type or plates) in a frame in the proper order of printing
  3. To force oneself on or take unfair advantage of others:
To invest with ministerial or priestly authority; confer holy orders on:
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  1. To invest with ministerial or priestly authority; confer holy orders on:
  2. To order or decree by virtue of superior authority:
  3. (Obs.) To put in order; arrange; prepare
To set down as a rule or direction; order; ordain; direct
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  1. To set down as a rule or direction; order; ordain; direct
  2. To become invalidated or outlawed by negative prescription
  3. To order the use of a medicine or other treatment.
To enjoy a commanding, controlling position in:
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  1. To enjoy a commanding, controlling position in:
  2. To be situated in or occupy a position that is more elevated or decidedly superior to others.
  3. To control, govern, or rule by superior authority or power:
To rule (over) in a harsh or arrogant way; tyrannize; bully
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  1. To rule (over) in a harsh or arrogant way; tyrannize; bully
  2. To exercise arbitrary or arrogant rule or control.
To put or keep in order; organize; arrange
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  1. To put or keep in order; organize; arrange
  2. To give an order or orders; request that something be done or supplied.
  3. To request to be supplied with:
Deciding a legal point or question; for example, the judge ruled the question was admissible.
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  1. Deciding a legal point or question; for example, the judge ruled the question was admissible.
  2. (Astrol.) To be the chief influence or guide
  3. To exercise control; for example, Diane’s parents rule with an iron fist.
To govern or use authority harshly or cruelly; be oppressive
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  1. To govern or use authority harshly or cruelly; be oppressive
  2. To govern as a tyrant; rule with absolute power
  3. To rule as a tyrant.
An authoritative command.
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  1. An authoritative command.
  2. An urgent request:
  3. An order, command, or request
A command or request
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  1. A command or request
  2. Bids considered as a group, as at an auction or in card games:
  3. That which one is bidden to do; a command.
Expense; cost:
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  1. Expense; cost:
  2. Instruction or command, esp. instruction in points of law given by a judge to a jury
  3. An order, command, or injunction.
The post where the person in command is stationed
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  1. The post where the person in command is stationed
  2. (Comput.) A request entered by means of a keyboard, mouse, etc. to have a particular function performed
  3. An order; direction; mandate
The act of commanding; exercise of authority.
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  1. The act of commanding; exercise of authority.
  2. Something that must be obeyed; a command or edict.
  3. An authoritative command or order; mandate; precept; specif., any of the Ten Commandments
(Music) A word, phrase, or sign showing how a note, passage, etc. is to be played
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  1. (Music) A word, phrase, or sign showing how a note, passage, etc. is to be played
  2. The management, supervision, or guidance of a group or operation:
  3. An authoritative order or command:
An order or instruction, especially one issued by an authority.
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  1. An order or instruction, especially one issued by an authority.
  2. A general instruction or order issued authoritatively
(Law) A court order requiring a party to refrain from doing a particular act or to do a particular act.
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  1. (Law) A court order requiring a party to refrain from doing a particular act or to do a particular act.
  2. A writ or order from a court prohibiting a person or group from carrying out a given action, or ordering a given action to be done
  3. That which is enjoined; an order; a mandate; a decree; a command; a precept; a direction.
Imparted knowledge:
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  1. Imparted knowledge:
  2. An authoritative direction to be obeyed; an order:
  3. A command or order
An authoritative order or command, esp. a written one
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  1. An authoritative order or command, esp. a written one
  2. A court’s order directing a lower court or judicial officer to perform a particular action.
  3. The wishes of constituents expressed to a representative, legislature, etc., as through an election and regarded as an order
A style of building:
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  1. A style of building:
  2. A command, direction, or instruction, usually backed by authority
  3. A sequence or arrangement of successive things:
A letter or group of letters representing such a unit of language, written or printed usually in solid or hyphenated form
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  1. A letter or group of letters representing such a unit of language, written or printed usually in solid or hyphenated form
  2. An assurance or promise; sworn intention:
  3. A command or direction; an order:
Something prescribed, especially a rule or regulation of conduct.
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  1. Something prescribed, especially a rule or regulation of conduct.
A rule issued by an administrative agency or a local governmental body prescribing conditions or authorizations that must be followed by the public or by public utilities; the process of controlling by restrictions or rules. A rule issued by an administrative agency or a local governmental body prescribing conditions or authorizations that must be followed by the public or by public utilities; the process of controlling by restrictions or rules.
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  1. A rule issued by an administrative agency or a local governmental body prescribing conditions or authorizations that must be followed by the public or by public utilities; the process of controlling by restrictions or rules. A rule issued by an administrative agency or a local governmental body prescribing conditions or authorizations that must be followed by the public or by public utilities; the process of controlling by restrictions or rules.
  2. A governmental order having the force of law.
  3. A principle, rule, or law designed to control or govern conduct.
A title or heading of a statute or chapter in a code of law.
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  1. A title or heading of a statute or chapter in a code of law.
  2. An established custom or rule of procedure
  3. An authoritative rule or direction.
A generalized statement that describes what is true in most or all cases:
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  1. A generalized statement that describes what is true in most or all cases:
  2. The period of reigning of a particular ruler or government
  3. A statute or regulation governing the court process:
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