What is another word for dictate?

398 synonyms found


[ d_ɪ_k_t_ˈeɪ_t], [ dɪktˈe͡ɪt], [ dɪktˈe‍ɪt]

Synonyms for Dictate:

compel (verb) Other synonyms:

Related words for Dictate:

  • act, supremacy clause.

Rhymes for Dictate:

  1. pate, hate, spate, bait, trait, grate, gait, state, mate, gate, plate, slate, plait, crate, great, weight, sate, tate, fate, skate, strait, straight, eight, late, fete, prate, date, rate, freight, wait, bate, ate;
  2. predate, conflate, restate, gestate, estate, collate, sedate, deflate, lightweight, irate, negate, await, equate, kuwait, ornate, misstate, abate, dilate, relate, prorate, create, debate, berate, elate, translate, innate, inflate, postdate, oblate, est;
  3. overweight, desecrate, solid-state, interstate, overrate, underrate, reinstate, conjugate, procreate, intrastate;
  4. interrelate, remunerate;

Quotes for Dictate:

  1. Science and technology multiply around us. To an increasing extent they dictate the languages in which we speak and think. Either we use those languages, or we remain mute. J. G. Ballard.
  2. I'd like to think Helen very much understood what it was to be disadvantaged in the medical field. And that that was something that she never let dictate her choices. Mary Stuart Masterson.
  3. In better times the religion of the tribe or state has nothing in common with the private and foreign superstitions or magical rites that savage terror may dictate to the individual. William Robertson Smith.

Idioms of Dictate:

  1. dictate ( sth) to sm;