Intone

Definition of Intone

In`tone´
v. t.1.To utter with a musical or prolonged note or tone; to chant; as, to intone the church service.
[imp. & p. p. Intoned ; p. pr. & vb. n. Intoning.]
2.To speak with a distinctive or unusual tone in the voice, or in a monotone; as, the professor intoned his lectures as though by rote.
v. i.1.To utter a prolonged tone or a deep, protracted sound; to speak or recite in a measured, sonorous manner; to intonate.

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anthem, ballad, carol, chant, chirp, chirrup, choir, chorus, croon, descant, do-re-mi, hum, hymn, intonate, lilt, minstrel, pipe, psalm, quaver, roulade, serenade, shake, sing, sing in chorus, sol-fa, solmizate, tremolo, trill, troll, tweedle, tweedledee, twit, twitter, vocalize, warble, whistle, yodel
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