King James Dictionary


UT'TER, a.

1. Situated on the outside or remote from the center.
2. Placed or being beyond any compass; out of any place; as the utter deep.
3. Extreme; excessive; utmost; as utter darkness.
4. Complete; total; final; as utter ruin.
5. Peremptory; absolute; as an utter refusal or denial.
6. Perfect; mere; quite; as utter strangers.

UT'TER, v.t.

1. To speak; to pronounce; to express; as, to utter words; to utter sounds.
2. To disclose; to discover; to divulge; to publish. He never utters a syllable of what I suppose to be intended as a secret.
3. To sell; to vend; as, to utter wares. This is obsolete, unless in the law style.
4. To put or send into circulation; to put off, as currency, or cause to pass in commerce; as, to utter coin or notes. A man utters a false note, who gives it in payment, knowing it to be false.

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