Definitions of voice

  1.   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"
  2.   Voiced.
  3.   Opinion or choice expressed.
  4.   ( metonymy) a singer; " he wanted to hear trained voices sing it"
  5.   To tune.
  6.   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.
  7.   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.
  8.   give voice to; " He voiced his concern"
  9.   The sound made by air passing out through the larynx, the vocal cords being approximated and made tense.
  10.   ( linguistics) the grammatical relation ( active or passive) of the grammatical subject of a verb to the action that the verb denotes
  11.   the distinctive quality or pitch or condition of a person's speech; " A shrill voice sounded behind us"
  12.   Opinion or choice expressed; judgment; a vote.
  13.   Voiced, voiceless.
  14.   The power of vocal utterance.
  15.   Voicing.
  16.   To regulate the tone of, as an organ- pipe.
  17.   a means or agency by which something is expressed or communicated; " the voice of the law"; " the Times is not the voice of New York"; " conservatism has many voices"
  18.   To vote; to elect; to appoint.
  19.   an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose; " the meeting was attended by spokespersons for all the major organs of government"
  20.   expressing in coherent verbal form; " the articulation of my feelings"; " I gave voice to my feelings"
  21.   The faculty or power of utterance; as, to cultivate the voice.
  22.   The tone or sound emitted by anything.
  23.   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.
  24.   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.
  25.   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.
  26.   To clamor; to cry out.
  27.   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.
  28.   the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music; " he tried to sing the tenor part"
  29.   Sound emitted from vocal cords.
  30.   One who speaks; a speaker.
  31.   To put into speech; give voice to.
  32.   a sound suggestive of a vocal utterance; " the noisy voice of the waterfall"; " the incessant voices of the artillery"
  33.   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.
  34.   To express in sound; as, to voice one's opinion, or to voice a cry of distress.
  35.   The sounds produced by humans by the passage of air through the larynx and over the vocal cords, and then modified by the resonance organs, the nasopharynx, and the mouth.
  36.   utter with vibrating vocal chords
  37.   The sound produced by the vocal organs of a person or animal.
  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 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.
  40.   The form of a verb, as active or passive.
  41.   Sound uttered by the mouth; sound of anything; expressed opinion; vote; inflection of a verb indicating the relation of the subject.
  42.   the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract; " a singer takes good care of his voice"; " the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations"
  43.   Command; precept; - now chiefly used in scriptural language.
  44.   the ability to speak; " he lost his voice"
  45.   To give utterance or expression to; to utter; to publish; to announce; to divulge; as, to voice the sentiments of the nation.
  46.   To fit for sounding: to regulate the tone of.
  47.   Language; words; speech; expression; signification of feeling or opinion.
  48.   To fit for producing the proper sounds; to regulate the tone of; as, to voice the pipes of an organ.

Antonyms for voice


Quotes of voice

  1. The voice is an instrument that you really must take time to develop. It's like a good red wine Give it time. – Cecilia Bartoli
  2. Positive, adj.: Mistaken at the top of one's voice – Ambrose Bierce
  3. In the second installment, I pretty much dominate the show. Somehow or another, though, I manage to apparently dominate the first show pretty well with just my voice and my hands and a shot of my boots kicking cartridges out of the way. – David Carradine
  4. I always sang when I was little and my father, who was a great influence on me, also had a wonderful voice He and my mother really encouraged me to sing and play the piano. They were always very supportive. – Judy Collins
  5. The human voice cannot mount up into these boundless solitudes. – Alberto Santos Dumont
  6. I had years of therapy to recover from this. A lot of it had to with being a people pleaser, being the ultimate good girl. I wanted everyone to like me. I didn't really have a voice I was afraid of growing up. – Tracey Gold
  7. My voice I have to say, is kind of miraculous because I was born with a cleft palate. – Gale Gordon
  8. Americans are xenophobic, they will believe their own people rather than the adversary, even a friendly enemy voice – Hanoi Hannah
  9. Those who believe in God because their experience of life and the facts of nature prove his existence must have led sheltered lives and closed their hearts to the voice of their brothers' blood. – Walter Kaufmann
  10. The human voice is the organ of the soul. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  11. I can understand someone not liking the voice or the songs. – Joanna Newsom
  12. Because of my voice speaking words which had been carefully chosen, women had used money they had set aside for other purposes to buy war bonds. – Kate Smith
  13. I found it liberating of necessity to devise my own style and my own tactics and to look for a voice on the instrument because there weren't really any that impacted strongly on me. – Steve Swallow
  14. Acting manifested as the primary focus over the years but now I am stirring the pot once again with my voice – Janine Turner
  15. I started writing more with my voice in mind. – Lucinda Williams

Usage examples for voice

  1. If you've got anything to say about my voice you can say it to my face." ” – Dialstone Lane, Part 1. by W.W. Jacobs
  2. Can't you hear even in his voice how much good Welsley had done him? ” – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
  3. Then he found his voice again. ” – Let'em Breathe Space by Lester del Rey
  4. Sure enough, he got Lockhart's voice at once. ” – The Secret of the Ninth Planet by Donald Allen Wollheim
  5. His voice was the best of those tried. ” – Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles by Mrs. Henry Wood
  6. But he would have done it if he had not heard his daughter's voice – The Devil's Garden by W. B. Maxwell
  7. It is a child's voice – The Green Satin Gown by Laura E. Richards
  8. Then he heard a voice – Betty Zane by Zane Grey
  9. It was our father's voice – The Harbor by Ernest Poole
  10. When Milly's women friends heard of it, they said with one voice Thank heaven! ” – One Woman's Life by Robert Herrick
  11. “ Dr. Mangan's voice said: I'm going back to Cluhir now. ” – Mount Music by E. Oe. Somerville and Martin Ross
  12. “ " Yes; I've heard the call of her voice in my heart- and I'm gone. ” – The Eye of Dread by Payne Erskine
  13. And she was in such voice to- night! ” – Molly Bawn by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  14. “ Blake said, in a hard voice – One-Way Ticket to Nowhere by Leroy Yerxa
  15. It was Morgan's voice – The Bondboy by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
  16. It happened to be Sattell's voice – Operation Terror by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  17. He heard her voice What's the matter, Edith?" ” – His Family by Ernest Poole
  18. He knew it was no parrot's voice – Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930 by Various
  19. Her voice went to his heart. ” – A Little Girl in Old Quebec by Amanda Millie Douglas
  20. “ Tignonville found voice at last. ” – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman

Rhymes for voice

Idioms for voice