from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To send forth with the voice: uttered a cry.
- transitive v. To articulate (words); pronounce or speak. See Synonyms at vent1.
- transitive v. Law To put (counterfeit money, for example) into circulation.
- transitive v. To publish (a book, for example).
- transitive v. Obsolete To sell or deliver (merchandise) in trading.
- adj. Complete; absolute; entire: utter nonsense; utter darkness.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To say
- v. To use the voice
- v. To make speech sounds which may or may not have an actual language involved
- v. To make (a noise)
- v. To put counterfeit money etc. into circulation
- adv. Further out; further away, outside.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Outer.
- adj. Situated on the outside, or extreme limit; remote from the center; outer.
- adj. Complete; perfect; total; entire; absolute.
- adj. Peremptory; unconditional; unqualified; final.
- transitive v. To put forth or out; to reach out.
- transitive v. To dispose of in trade; to sell or vend.
- transitive v. hence, to put in circulation, as money; to put off, as currency; to cause to pass in trade; -- often used, specifically, of the issue of counterfeit notes or coins, forged or fraudulent documents, and the like.
- transitive v. To give public expression to; to disclose; to publish; to speak; to pronounce.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- That is or lies on the exterior or outside; outer.
- Situated at or beyond the limits of something; remote from some center; outward; outside of any place or space.
- Complete; total; entire; perfect; absolute.
- Peremptory; absolute; unconditional; unqualified; final.
- n. The extreme; the utmost.
- To put out or forth; expel; emit.
- To dispose of to the public or in the way of trade; specifically, to put into circulation, as money, notes, base coin, etc.: now used only in the latter specific sense.
- To give public expression to; disclose; publish; pronounce; speak: reflexively, to give utterance to, as one's thoughts; express one's self.
- In law, to deliver, or offer to deliver, as an unlawful thing for an unlawful purpose.
- Outside; on the outside; out.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. put into circulation
- adj. complete
- v. express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)
- v. articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise
- v. express in speech
- adj. without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers
IV. iv.330 (346,1) [_That doth utter all mens 'wear-a_] To _utter_.
After witnessing first hand what he calls the utter failure of our current policies of drug prohibition -- marijuana in particular -- he cites unnecessary prison growth, increased taxes, increased crime and corruption, and the loss of civil liberties as the unhealthy side effects of an anemic policy in need of drastic reform.
Looking at what he called "utter obliteration," he vowed that the community will rebuild.
Some residents fought back tears as they told the City Council about how police impounded their cars with what they described as utter indifference to extraordinary circumstances and medical emergencies.
She called the police from her mobile phone as she stood there in utter terror and shortly after officer Mohab came to her rescue.
Many intelligent, independent women today are in utter denial as to their true skin tone, wasting oodles of their life stood in paper knickers in a portable tent being sprayed Walnut.
The public trial will likely reveal that the veteran FBI interrogation term left Cheney's handpicked blackwater torture wannabe's in utter disgust over their incompetence and tactics.
If you really don't like it for whatever reason, well, you can't actually return it like a CD, but I'm going to take you on your word that you deleted it from your hard drive in utter disdain, and allow you to ask for a replacement of equal value.
The Chamber is an exercise in utter brainlessness.
As opposed to say, the Bush Administration, where every American woman, man and child, lived in utter peace and tranquility … ….