in·​to·​nate ˈin-tə-ˌnāt How to pronounce intonate (audio)
intonated; intonating

Examples of intonate in a Sentence

the priest then proceeded to intonate the prayer's familiar opening words

Word History

First Known Use

1795, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of intonate was in 1795

Dictionary Entries Near intonate

Cite this Entry

“Intonate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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