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Definition of intone verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

intone

 verb
verb
NAmE//ɪnˈtoʊn//
 
intone something + speech (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they intone
 
he / she / it intones
 
past simple intoned
 
-ing form intoning
 
 
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to say something in a slow and serious voice without much expression The priest intoned the final prayer.
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