Definition Of intone


say or recite with little rise and fall of the pitch of the voice.

he intoned a short Latin prayer

Example Of intone

  • Another child in similar garb appeared behind her striking a different pose before intoning his own little chant.

  • But never should the memory of his death be intoned as ammunition on the political battlefield.

  • But the announcer intoned visitors' names in a voice so soft, so dipped, that those men were reduced to whispered asides.

  • He collects his coins, intones a blessing and, his voice rising and his eyes large and wide, he completes his tale, in which the baby speaks and saves the hermit, who falls in love with the young woman.

  • He heard her voice intoning something from inside.

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