1. [ verb ] utter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically
Synonyms: chant tone

"The students chanted the same slogan over and over again"

Related terms: talk intonation
2. [ verb ] (music) recite with musical intonation; recite as a chant
Synonyms: chant cantillate intonate

"The rabbi chanted a prayer"

Related terms: sing singsong intonation cantillation chant intonation intonation chanter
3. [ verb ] speak carefully, as with rising and falling pitch or in a particular tone
Synonyms: intonate

"please intonate with sadness"

Related terms: pronounce intonation
Similar spelling:   intoned