Utterance

Definition of Utterance

Ut´ter`ance
n.1.The act of uttering.
2.Sale by offering to the public.
2.Power or style of speaking; as, a good utterance.
They . . . began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.
- Acts ii. 4.
O, how unlike
To that large utterance of the early gods!
- Keats.
3.Putting in circulation; as, the utterance of false coin, or of forged notes.
4.Vocal expression; articulation; speech.
At length gave utterance to these words.
- Milton.
1.The last extremity; the end; death; outrance.
Annibal forced those captives whom he had taken of our men to skirmish one against another to the utterance.
- Holland.

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