An example of pronounce is when you say the word "drawer" with a New York accent.
An example of pronounce is when a jury declares someone guilty.
An example of pronounce is when a priest declares a couple man and wife.
Pronounced the legislature to be in session; was pronounced dead on arrival.
To pronounce a couple husband and wife.
Actors must be able to pronounce perfectly or deliberately disabled.
The doctor pronounced them legally dead.
Pronouncing on the issues of the day.
To pronounce a man guilty.
Origin of pronounce
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Recorded since c.1330, "to utter, declare officially", from Old French pronuncier, from Latin prÅnÅ«ntiÅ, itself from prÅ- (“forth, out, in public") + nÅ«ntiÅ (“I announce") from nÅ«ntius (“messenger").