In"to*nate (?), v. i. [L. intonatus, p. p. of intonare to thunder, resound.]

To thunder.

[Obs.]

Bailey.

 

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In"to*nate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Intonated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Intonating (?).] [See Intone.]

1. Mus.

To sound the tones of the musical scale; to practice the sol-fa.

2.

To modulate the voice in a musical, sonorous, and measured manner, as in reading the liturgy; to intone.

 

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In"to*nate, v. t.

To utter in a musical or sonorous manner; to chant; as, to intonate the liturgy.

 

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