subvocalize

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sub- +‎ vocalize

Verb[edit]

subvocalize (third-person singular simple present subvocalizes, present participle subvocalizing, simple past and past participle subvocalized)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To form (words or statements) in thought and express them inwardly without uttering them aloud.

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References[edit]

  • subvocalize” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–present.
  • Oxford English Dictionary, second edition (1989)
  • Random House Webster's Unabridged Electronic Dictionary (1987-1996).