4. To give public expression to; to disclose; to publish; to speak; to pronounce. "Sweet as from blest, uttering
The words I utterShak.
Let none think flattery, for they 'll find 'em truth.
And the last words he uttered called me cruel.Addison.
Syn. To deliver; give forth; issue; liberate; discharge; pronounce. See Deliver.
(Ut"ter*a*ble) a. Capable of being uttered.
1. The act of uttering. Specifically:
(a) Sale by offering to the public. [Obs.] Bacon.
(b) Putting in circulation; as, the utterance of false coin, or of forged notes.
(c) Vocal expression; articulation; speech.
At length gave utterance to these words.Milton.
2. Power or style of speaking; as, a good utterance.
They . . . began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.Acts ii. 4.
O, how unlikeKeats.
To that large utterance of the early gods!
(Ut"ter*ance), n. [F. outrance. See Outrance.] The last extremity; the end; death; outrance.
Annibal forced those captives whom he had taken of our men to skirmish one against another to the
(Ut"ter*er) n. One who utters. Spenser.
(Ut"ter*est), obs. superl. of Utter. Uttermost.
To the utterest proof of her courage.Chaucer.
(Ut"ter*less), a. Incapable of being uttered. [Obs.]
A clamoring debate of utterless things.Milton.
(Ut"ter*ly), adv. In an utter manner; to the full extent; fully; totally; as, utterly ruined; it is utterly
(Ut"ter*more`) a. [Cf. Uttermost.] Further; outer; utter. [Obs. & R.] Holland.
(Ut"ter*most) a. [From Utter, a.; cf. Utmost, and Outermost.] Extreme; utmost; being; in the
farthest, greatest, or highest degree; as, the uttermost extent or end. "In this uttermost distress." Milton.
(Ut"ter*most`) n. The utmost; the highest or greatest degree; the farthest extent. Tennyson.
Wherefore he is able also to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by him.Heb. vii. 25.
He cannot have sufficient honor done unto him; but the uttermost we can do, we must.Hooker.