dictate

[ verb dik-teyt, dik-teyt; noun dik-teyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF dictate

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DICTATE

And I cannot tell what turn my mind had taken to dictate so oddly to my pen.

The cot was placed on the floor, and he continued to dictate from it.

I do not presume to dictate to you your friendships or your dislikes.

I've got such an awful lot of stuff that I want to dictate it right off the bat.

The head must dictate and govern my actions, all else submitting.

It seems, for the time, to inherit all that has yet existed and to dictate to the unborn.

But when the teacher dictates to you, does he not dictate letters?

But scant though his wisdom might be, it was yet enough to dictate prudence.

Is your master not the person to dictate the answer to these queries?

I'll give you my oath, as solemnly as you can dictate it to me, not to conceal one word.

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