What is the meaning of dictated?

verb

  • Issue commands or orders for.
  • Say out loud for the purpose of recording.
    • usage: "He dictated a report to his secretary"
  • Rule as a dictator.

adjective

  • Determined or decided upon as by an authority.
    • usage: "date and place are already determined"; "the dictated terms of surrender"; "the time set for the launching"
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APAWordNet. (2010). dictated. Retrieved February 24, 2017, from http://smartdefine.org/dictated/definitions/1172409
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MLAWordNet. "dictated" 23 October 2010. Web. 24 February 2017. <http://smartdefine.org/dictated/definitions/1172409>
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