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Voice meaning

voice - 17 dictionary results

  1. 1. ( metonymy) a singer; " he wanted to hear trained voices sing it"
  2. 2. give voice to; " He voiced his concern"
  3. 3. 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.
  4. 4. The tone or sound emitted by anything.
  5. 5. The faculty or power of utterance; as, to cultivate the voice.
  6. 6. Language; words; speech; expression; signification of feeling or opinion.
  7. 7. Opinion or choice expressed; judgment; a vote.
  8. 8. One who speaks; a speaker.
  9. 9. 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.
  10. 10. To give utterance or expression to; to utter; to publish; to announce; to divulge; as, to voice the sentiments of the nation.
  11. 11. 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.
  12. 12. To fit for producing the proper sounds; to regulate the tone of; as, to voice the pipes of an organ.
  13. 13. To vote; to elect; to appoint.
  14. 14. To clamor; to cry out.
  15. 15. 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.
  16. 16. Command; precept; - now chiefly used in scriptural language.
  17. 17. Sound uttered by the mouth; sound of anything; expressed opinion; vote; inflection of a verb indicating the relation of the subject.

voice - examples of usage

  1. They came back to her in Mary Datchet's voice. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. He had a voice, but nothing more. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
  3. It was Mr. Jacomb's voice. - "The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols", William Black.
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