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Verb: utter  ú-tu(r)
  1. Articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise
    "He uttered a curse";
    - express, verbalize, verbalise [Brit], give tongue to
  2. Express audibly; make sounds (not necessarily words)
    "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand";
    - emit, let out, let loose
  3. Express in speech
    "She utters a lot of nonsense";
    - talk, speak, mouth, verbalize, verbalise [Brit]
  4. Put into circulation
    "utter counterfeit currency"
Adjective: utter  ú-tu(r)
  1. Without qualification; used informally as an (often pejorative) intensifier
    "utter nonsense";
    - arrant, complete, consummate, double-dyed, everlasting, gross, perfect, pure, sodding, stark, staring, thorough, thoroughgoing, unadulterated, rigorous
  2. Complete and absolute
    "utter seriousness";
    - blank

Derived forms: uttered, utters, uttering

See also: complete, unmitigated

Type of: circulate, communicate, distribute, intercommunicate, pass around, pass on

Encyclopedia: Utter