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Definition of phonate

What is the definition of "phonate"?
  • verb-intransitive
  • 1. To utter speech sounds; vocalize.


Use "phonate" in a sentence
  • "Once onstage there was no way I could phonate on certain notes."

    "They can crudely chew and phonate mediated by other cranial nerves but can't smile or frown or otherwise express emotion."

    "The _ventricular bands_ or false vocal cords vicariously phonate in the absence of the true cords, and assist in the protective function of the larynx."

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  • Spanish: phonate
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