- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌdɪkˈteɪt/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈdɪkˌteɪt/
- Rhymes: -eɪt
dictate (plural dictates)
an order or command
- To order, command, control.
- To speak in order for someone to write down the words.
- She is dictating a letter to a stenographer.
- The French teacher dictated a passage from Victor Hugo.
to order, command, control
to speak in order for someone to write down the words