What does alliterate mean?

alliterate meaning in General Dictionary

To create alliteratively also to constitute alliteration

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  • To employ or spot in order to make alliteration
  • usage alliteration as a type of poetry
  • to hire or spot to be able to make alliteration.
  • To write alliteratively; in addition, to represent alliteration.

alliterate meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"to use alliteration," 1776 (implied in alliterated), back-formation from alliteration, on analogy of obliterate. Relevant: Alliterating.


alliterate meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) To hire or spot to be able to make alliteration.

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  • (v. i.) To create alliteratively; additionally, to constitute alliteration.