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Definition of Utter


  1. Outer.
  2. Situated on the outside, or extreme limit; remote from the center; outer.
  3. Complete; perfect; total; entire; absolute; as, utter ruin; utter darkness.
  4. Peremptory; unconditional; unqualified; final; as, an utter refusal or denial.
  5. To put forth or out; to reach out.
  6. To dispose of in trade; to sell or vend.
  7. 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; as, to utter coin or bank notes.
  8. To give public expression to; to disclose; to publish; to speak; to pronounce.

Utter Quotations

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
John F. Kennedy

Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.

It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims.

The language of excitement is at best picturesque merely. You must be calm before you can utter oracles.
Henry David Thoreau

Poets utter great and wise things which they do not themselves understand.
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Utter Translations

utter in Afrikaans is ontlok, uithaal
utter in Dutch is ontlokken, uitbrengen, slaken
utter in Italian is estrinsecare
utter in Latin is effundo
utter in Portuguese is total
utter in Spanish is exteriorizar
utter in Swedish is ytterlig, yttra

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