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Definition of the verb alliterate

What does alliterate mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: alliterated | alliterating | alliterates

  1. use alliteration as a form of poetry

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Google previewThe Broadview Guide to Writing - Revised Canadian Sixth Edition (2016)

by Doug Babington, Don LePan, Maureen Okun, Nora Ruddock

alliterate/illiterate: Alliterate is a verb meaning to use consecutively two or more words that begin with the same sound. • The big, burly brute was frighteningly fat. Illiterate is an adjective meaning either unable to read or unable to read ...

Google previewThe Broadview Book of Common Errors in English - Fifth Edition (2003)

A Guide to Righting Wrongs by Don LePan

alliterate/illiterate: Alliterate is a verb meaning to use consecutively two or more words that begin with the same sound. e.g. The big, burly brute was frighteningly fat. Illiterate is an adjective meaning either unable to read or unable to read ...

Google previewThe Broadview Guide to Writing - Fifth Edition (2010)

by Doug Babington, Don LePan, Maureen Okun, Victoria Anderson

alliterate/illiterate: Alliterate is a verb meaning to use consecutively two or more words that begin with the same sound. • The big, burly brute was frighteningly fat. Illiterate is an adjective meaning either unable to read or unable to read ...

Google previewThe Broadview Guide to Writing: A Handbook for Students - Sixth Edition (2017)

by Corey Frost, Karen Weingarten, Doug Babington, Don LePan, Maureen Okun

alliterate/illiterate: Alliterate is a verb ...

Google previewRobert Hartwell Fiske's Dictionary of Unendurable English (2011)

A Compendium of Mistakes in Grammar, Usage, and Spelling with Commentary on Lexicographers and Linguists by Robert Hartwell Fiske

—Lakeside Doggie Lounge alliterate Misused for illiterate. t "O BEEJUJPOBM NJMMJPO BSF alliterate— they can read a few basics with difficulty, but that is about all. Use illiterate. t ɨF Washington Post dubbed independent publishing a ...

Google previewDictionary of the British English Spelling System (2015)

by Greg Brooks

Alleviate, alliterate and all those just listed beginning <coll-> and <ill-> belong to the (to most people, meaningless) category of words with Latin roots and assimilated Latin prefixes – see section 4.3.1. On reducing <ll> to <l> in compound ...

Google previewDictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory (2012)

by J. A. Cuddon

In each line two words alliterate. There are at least two cross-rhymes between the third and fourth lines and each line has seven syllables. (Gk 'to show') In grammar and linguistics, ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English (2017)

by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

n alliterate BR o'litorest, -s, -in, ...

Google previewDictionary Of English Literat. (2002)

by Rajni Sehgal

alliterate. adj. alliterative. Allophone 11 AUophone. Any of a class of speech ...

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

agglutinate aggravate agitate airfreight alienate alleviate alliterate allocate altercate alternate amalgamate ambulate ameliorate amputate animate annihilate annotate annunciate antedate anticipate antiquate apartheid apostate appreciate ...

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Alliterate Meaning

Video shows what alliterate means. To exhibit alliteration.. To use (a word or sound) so as to make alliteration.. Alliterate Meaning. How to pronounce, definition ...

Scrabble value of A1L1L1I1T1E1R1A1T1E1

The value of this 10-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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