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  Definition of voice
  1. 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"
  2. the distinctive quality or pitch or condition of a person''s speech; "A shrill voice sounded behind us"
  3. the ability to speak; "he lost his voice"
  4. the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music; "he tried to sing the tenor part"
  5. expressing in coherent verbal form; "the articulation of my feelings"; "I gave voice to my feelings"
  6. 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"
  7. 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"
  8. a sound suggestive of a vocal utterance; "the noisy voice of the waterfall"; "the incessant voices of the artillery"
  9. an advocate who represents someone else''s policy or purpose; "the meeting was attended by spokespersons for all the major organs of government"
  10. (metonymy) a singer; "he wanted to hear trained voices sing it"
  11. (linguistics) the grammatical relation (active or passive) of the grammatical subject of a verb to the action that the verb denotes
  12. give voice to; "He voiced his concern"
  13. utter with vibrating vocal chords
Similar Words: part, articulation, vocalization, vocalisation, phonation, vox, spokesperson, interpreter, representative, sound, vocalize, vocalise

 

Hyponyms: androglossia, lung-power, primo, secondo, voice part, accompaniment, musical accompaniment, backup, support, bass, bass part, singing voice, sprechgesang, sprechstimme, voice over, ambassador, flak catcher, flak, flack catcher, flack, mouthpiece, mouth, spokesman, spokeswoman, traveling salesman, travelling salesman, commercial traveler, commercial traveller, roadman, bagman, active voice, active, passive voice, passive, chirk, quaver, waver

 

Derivational Morphology: sound, vocalize, vocalise, give voice, formulate, word, phrase, articulate, enunciate, pronounce, enounce, sound out, say, phonate, articulation, voicer, vocalization, vocalisation, phonation, vox, utterer, vocalizer, vocaliser, singer, vocalist, phone, speech sound, sonant, voiced sound

 

Language Translations:
Catalan: veu   Danish: stemme  
Finnish: ääni   German: Stimme  
Greek: φωνή   Hungarian: hang  
Icelandic: rödd   Japanese:  
Kurdish: ده‌نگ   Polish: głos  
Russian: голос   Spanish: voz  
Swedish: röst  
 
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