Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun dictation

3 senses of dictation

Sense 1
command, bid, bidding, dictation -- (an authoritative direction or instruction to do something)
       => speech act -- (the use of language to perform some act)

Sense 2
dictation -- (speech intended for reproduction in writing)
       => speech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, language, voice communication, oral communication -- ((language) communication by word of mouth; "his speech was garbled"; "he uttered harsh language"; "he recorded the spoken language of the streets")

Sense 3
dictation -- (matter that has been dictated and transcribed; a dictated passage; "he signed and mailed his dictation without bothering to read it")
       => matter -- (written works (especially in books or magazines); "he always took some reading matter with him on the plane")

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