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I made my way, on hands and knees, to a bed near the dictating voice.

And he would — Clinton would get very deeply involved in editing the drafts and dictating new language.

So the first step is reading and interviewing, then dictating my notes.

Even in his letters, dictating his letters, he would say everything twice.

John Gielgud, says Welles, “used to play Shakespeare as though he were dictating it to his secretary.”

He seldom got up till late in the day, dictating his letters and receiving his ministers in bed.

Because of God's authority dictating it as a law, his will revealed conferred obligation.

But M. Boscheron, my secretary, respectfully remarks that I keep on dictating the same sentence.

In the afternoon I generally work again, now alone drafting, now with Belle dictating.

After a while he turned to his own books and spent most of the day reading or in dictating to Las Cases.


On this page you'll find 56 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dictating, such as: impose, prescribe, guide, govern, control, and decree.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.