What is another word for dictation?

162 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ dɪktˈe͡ɪʃən], [ dɪktˈe‍ɪʃən], [ d_ɪ_k_t_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]

Dictation is a process of transcribing spoken words into written text either manually or through the assistance of technology. There are a number of synonyms available that can be used interchangeably depending on the context. Some of the synonyms for dictation include transcription, narration, recitation, dictum, articulation, oration, composition, and wording. Transcription refers to a process of converting audio recordings into text format. Narration involves the use of storytelling techniques to relate an incident or experience. Alternatively, dictum refers to a statement made with authority or an instruction given by someone important. These synonyms can be used to add variety to written or spoken communication.

Related words: voice dictation, voice to text, voice recognition

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    Usage examples for Dictation

    And the Christian is free from its dictation, as affectionate men are free from any control of the laws which command the maintenance of wife and child, not because they may defy the statutes, but because their volition and the statutes coincide.
    "The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
    G. A. Chadwick
    It is my opinion that the time has gone by for thoughts to be chained to any creeds or oligarchys; but on the contrary, these chains and restraints which have so long bound the human reason to human dictation, must be broken, for the reign of individual, spiritual freedom is about dawning upon our progressive world.
    "Marital Power Exemplified in Mrs. Packard's Trial, and Self-Defence from the Charge of Insanity"
    Elizabeth Parsons Ware Packard
    My persecutors verily thought they could compel me to yield these rights to human dictation, when they have only fortified them against human dictation.
    "Marital Power Exemplified in Mrs. Packard's Trial, and Self-Defence from the Charge of Insanity"
    Elizabeth Parsons Ware Packard

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