Utterance Definition

ŭtər-əns
utterances
noun
utterances
The act of uttering, or expressing by voice.
Webster's New World
The power or style of speaking.
Webster's New World
A manner of speaking.
Argued with forceful utterance.
American Heritage
That which is uttered; esp., a word or words uttered, whether written or spoken.
Webster's New World
The utmost, or last, extremity; i.e., death.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Utterance

Noun

Singular:
utterance
Plural:
utterances

Origin of Utterance

  • Middle English from Old French outrance from outrer to go beyond limits from Vulgar Latin ultrāre from Latin ultrā beyond al-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From utter +"Ž -ance

    From Wiktionary

  • From Old French oultrance.

    From Wiktionary

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