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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To tell or utter so that another may write down; to inspire; to compose; as, to dictate a letter to an amanuensis.

2. (v. t.) To say; to utter; to communicate authoritatively; to deliver (a command) to a subordinate; to declare with authority; to impose; as, to dictate the terms of a treaty; a general dictates orders to his troops.

3. (v. i.) To speak as a superior; to command; to impose conditions (on).

4. (v. i.) To compose literary works; to tell what shall be written or said by another.

5. (n.) A statement delivered with authority; an order; a command; an authoritative rule, principle, or maxim; a prescription; as, listen to the dictates of your conscience; the dictates of the gospel.

653. apostomatizo -- to catechize, ie to question
... From apo and a (presumed) derivative of stoma; to speak off-hand (properly, dictate),
ie To catechize (in an invidious manner) -- provoke to speak. ...
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But Whether a Man is Going to Address the People or to Dictate ...
... Book 4 Chapter 63. But whether a man is going to address the people or
to dictate what� 63. But whether a man is going to address ...
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Whether Religion is a virtue?
... Ethic. ii, 1, aptitude for virtue is in us by nature, wherefore things
pertaining to virtue belong to the dictate of natural reason. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether religion is a virtue.htm

The Person and Work of the Holy Spirit as Revealed in his Names.
... "The wind bloweth where it listeth" (John 3:8). You cannot dictate to the wind. ... Just
so with the Holy Spirit"He is sovereign"we cannot dictate to Him. ...
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Letter xxvi. (Circa AD 1127) to the Same
... it is more laborious; since when in each other's presence we may say with little
labour what we will, but when absent we require diligently to dictate in turn ...
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Whether the Judicial Precepts were those which Directed Man in ...
... from what we have stated above ([2132]Q[95], A[2] ;[2133] Q[99], A[4]), in every
law, some precepts derive their binding force from the dictate of reason itself ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether the judicial precepts were.htm

Limiting God
... Shall mortal dare to dictate to his Creator? ... Oh heir of heaven, be ashamed and be
confounded, while I remind thee that thou hast dared to dictate to God! ...
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The Wandering Bird
... We may therefore take this proverb, first, as the dictate of human wisdom gathered
by long experience; and then, next, as the testimony of divine wisdom ...
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Letter clxv. (AD 410. )
... wished to begin the volume of Ezekiel, and fulfil a promise frequently made to studious
readers; but at the time when I had just begun to dictate the proposed ...
/.../augustine/the confessions and letters of st/letter clxv a d 410.htm

Whether There is a Human Law?
... he calls human. I answer that, As stated above ([1968]Q[90], A[1], ad
2), a law is a dictate of the practical reason. Now it is ...
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Whether Offering a Sacrifice to God is of the Law of Nature?
... Now just as in natural things the lower are naturally subject to the higher, so
too it is a dictate of natural reason in accordance with man's natural ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether offering a sacrifice to.htm

Dictate (2 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To tell or utter so that another may write down; to inspire; to compose;
as, to dictate a letter to an amanuensis. ...Dictate (2 Occurrences). ...
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... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To compose; to write; to be author of;
to dictate; to prompt. 2. (vt) To invite or ask. 3. (vt ...
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Prescribe (3 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To lay down authoritatively as a guide, direction, or rule of action; to
impose as a peremptory order; to dictate; to appoint; to direct. ...
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Foot (193 Occurrences)
... It is a common dictate of good manners to perform this duty to a visitor, either
personally or through a servant; at least water for washing has to be ...
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Dictated (4 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Dictate. Multi-Version Concordance
Dictated (4 Occurrences). Jeremiah 36:4 Then Jeremiah ...
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Dice-playing. Diceplaying, Dice-playing. Dictate . Int. Standard Bible
Encyclopedia ... See GAMES. Diceplaying, Dice-playing. Dictate . Reference Bible.
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Prompt (2 Occurrences)
... See Prompt-note. 2. (vt) To assist or induce the action of; to move to action;
to instigate; to incite. 3. (vt) To suggest; to dictate. ...
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Pledge (55 Occurrences)
... The lender had no right of entry into the borrower's house to obtain the pledge
(Deuteronomy 24:10, 11), but it is not said that he could not dictate what he ...
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Saw (6047 Occurrences)
... 1. (v.) imp. of See. 2. (vt) Something said; speech; discourse. 3. (n.) A saying;
a proverb; a maxim. 4. (vt) Dictate; command; decree. ...
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Sing (147 Occurrences)
... 1. (vi) To utter sounds with musical inflections or melodious modulations of voice,
as fancy may dictate, or according to the notes of a song or tune, or of a ...
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Bible Concordance
Dictate (2 Occurrences)

Jeremiah 36:17 They asked Baruch, saying, Tell us now, How did you write all these words at his mouth?
(See NIV)

Micah 7:3 Their hands are on that which is evil to do it diligently. The ruler and judge ask for a bribe; and the powerful man dictates the evil desire of his soul. Thus they conspire together.
(Root in WEB NIV)



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