intonate

v. i.

  1. To thunder.
  2. To sound the tones of the musical scale; to practice the sol-fa.
  3. To modulate the voice in a musical, sonorous, and measured manner, as in reading the liturgy; to intone.

v. t.

  1. To utter in a musical or sonorous manner; to chant; as, to intonate the liturgy.