Definitions of voice

  1. To give utterance or expression to; to utter; to publish; to announce; to divulge; as, to voice the sentiments of the nation.
  2. To utter with sonant or vocal tone; to pronounce with a narrowed glottis and rapid vibrations of the vocal cords; to speak above a whisper.
  3. To fit for producing the proper sounds; to regulate the tone of; as, to voice the pipes of an organ.
  4. To vote; to elect; to appoint.
  5. To express in sound; as, to voice one's opinion, or to voice a cry of distress.
  6. To fit for sounding: to regulate the tone of.
  7. To put into speech; give voice to.
  8. To tune.
  9. To clamor; to cry out.
  10. utter with vibrating vocal chords
  11. To fit for producing the proper sounds; to regulate the tone of. In organ music, to voice a pipe, to bring it to its intended tone and power.
  12. To regulate the tone of, as an organ- pipe.
  13. Voicing.
  14. expressing in coherent verbal form; " the articulation of my feelings"; " I gave voice to my feelings"
  15. the distinctive quality or pitch or condition of a person's speech; " A shrill voice sounded behind us"
  16. the ability to speak; " he lost his voice"
  17. something suggestive of speech in being a medium of expression; " the wee small voice of conscience"; " the voice of experience"; " he said his voices told him to do it"
  18. a sound suggestive of a vocal utterance; " the noisy voice of the waterfall"; " the incessant voices of the artillery"
  19. ( linguistics) the grammatical relation ( active or passive) of the grammatical subject of a verb to the action that the verb denotes
  20. ( metonymy) a singer; " he wanted to hear trained voices sing it"
  21. give voice to; " He voiced his concern"
  22. Sound uttered by the mouth, especially that uttered by human beings in speech or song; sound thus uttered considered as possessing some special quality or character; as, the human voice; a pleasant voice; a low voice.
  23. The tone or sound emitted by anything.
  24. The faculty or power of utterance; as, to cultivate the voice.
  25. Language; words; speech; expression; signification of feeling or opinion.
  26. Opinion or choice expressed; judgment; a vote.
  27. One who speaks; a speaker.
  28. A particular mode of inflecting or conjugating verbs, or a particular form of a verb, by means of which is indicated the relation of the subject of the verb to the action which the verb expresses.
  29. Sound of the kind or quality heard in speech or song in the consonants b, v, d, etc., and in the vowels; sonant, or intonated, utterance; tone; - distinguished from mere breath sound as heard in f, s, sh, etc., and also whisper.
  30. Command; precept; - now chiefly used in scriptural language.
  31. Sound proceeding from the mouth; especially, human utterance in speech, cry, song, etc.; powr to speak; as, my cold was so severe that I lost my voice; an expressed choice, wish, or opinion; as, let each member of the committee give his voice in the matter; the right to express a wish or choice; as, in an autocracy the people have no voice in public affairs; vote; as, he gave his voice for the popular candidate; a sound suggesting speech; as, the voice of the wind; teaching or instruction; as, the voice of conscience; in grammar, the form of the verb showing the relation of the subject of the verb to the action that the verb expresses.
  32. Sound from the mouth: sound given out by anything: utterance or mode of utterance: language: expression: exoressed opinion: vote: ( gram.) mode of inflecting verbs, as being active or passive.
  33. Sound uttered by the mouth; sound of anything; expressed opinion; vote; inflection of a verb indicating the relation of the subject.
  34. The sound produced by the vocal organs of a person or animal.
  35. The power of vocal utterance.
  36. Opinion or choice expressed.
  37. The form of a verb, as active or passive.
  38. Sound uttered by the mouth, specially of a human being; power of speech; any sound made by the breath; vote; language; words; expression; a speaker; command; precept; a particular mode of inflecting or conjugating verbs, according as the subject is the agent or object of the action.
  39. Sound from the mouth; the tone or character of uttered sounds; opinion or choice expressed; a vote; language; mode of expression; in gram., particular mode of inflecting verbs; command.
  40. Voiced, voiceless.
  41. Voiced.
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