intone Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “intone” in the English Dictionary

"intone" in British English

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intoneverb [T]

uk   /ɪnˈtəʊn/  us   /-ˈtoʊn/ formal
to say something ​slowly and ​seriously in a ​voice that does not ​rise or ​fall much: [+ speech] "Let us ​pray," the ​priest intoned to his ​congregation.
(Definition of intone from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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intoneverb [I/T]

 us   /ɪnˈtoʊn/
to say something ​slowly and seriously in a ​voice that does not ​rise or ​fall much: [I] "Say after me," he would intone, and the ​class dutifully ​repeated whatever he said.
(Definition of intone from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “intone”
in Chinese (Simplified) (以平直的语调)缓慢而严肃地说…
in Chinese (Traditional) (以平直的語調)緩慢而嚴肅地說…
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