HyperDic: vocal

English > 6 senses of the word vocal:
ADJECTIVEpertvocalrelating to or designed for or using the singing voice
pertvocalhaving or using the power to produce speech or sound
allvocal, outspokengiven to expressing yourself freely or insistently
allvocalfull of the sound of voices
NOUNcommunicationvocal, vocal musicmusic intended to be performed by one or more singers, usually with instrumental accompaniment
communicationvocal, songa short musical composition with words
vocal > pronunciation
Soundsvow'kahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > vocal: 6 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningrelating to or designed for or using the singing voice.
Examples
  • "vocal technique"
  • "the vocal repertoire"
  • "organized a vocal group to sing his compositions"
Oppositeinstrumentalrelating to or designed for or performed on musical instruments
Spanishvocal
Catalanvocal
Nounsvoicethe sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
Verbsvocalizesing (each note a scale or in a melody) with the same vowel
English > vocal: 6 senses > adjective 2, pert
MeaningHaving or using the power to produce speech or sound.
Examples
  • "vocal organs"
  • "all vocal beings hymned their praise"
Spanishvocal
Catalanvocal
Nounsvoicethe sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
Verbsvocalizeutter speech sounds
English > vocal: 6 senses > adjective 3
Meaninggiven to expressing yourself freely or insistently.
Example "a vocal assembly"
Synonymoutspoken
Broadercommunicative, communicatoryable or tending to communicate
Spanishabierto, directo, franco
Catalandirecte, franc
Adverbsvocallyin a vocal manner
English > vocal: 6 senses > adjective 4
MeaningFull of the sound of voices.
Example"a playground vocal with the shouts and laughter of children"
BroaderloudCharacterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity
Spanishruidoso
Catalansorollós, vocal
English > vocal: 6 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaningmusic intended to be performed by one or more singers, usually with instrumental accompaniment.
Synonymvocal music
BroadermusicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
English > vocal: 6 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA short musical composition with words.
Synonymsong
Partslyric, words, languageThe text of a popular song or musical-comedy number
refrain, chorusThe part of a song where a soloist is joined by a group of singers
NarroweranthemA song of devotion or loyalty (as to a nation or school)
ariaAn elaborate song for solo voice
ballad, layA narrative song with a recurrent refrain
barcarole, barcarolleA boating song sung by Venetian gondoliers
dirge, coronach, lament, requiem, threnodyA song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
dittyA short simple song (or the words of a poem intended to be sung)
drinking songA song celebrating the joys of drinking
folk song, folksong, folk balladA song that is traditionally sung by the common people of a region and forms part of their culture
liedA German art song of the 19th century for voice and piano
love song, love-songA song about love / love or expressing love for another person
lullaby, cradlesong, berceuseA quiet song intended to lull a child to sleep
oldie, golden oldieA song that was formerly popular
partsongA song with two or more voice parts
prothalamion, prothalamiumA song in celebration of a marriage
religious songreligious music for singing
roundelayA song in which a line or phrase is repeated as the refrain
scolion, banquet songA song (sometimes improvised) sung by guests / guests at a banquet
serenadeA song characteristically played outside the house of a woman
torch songA popular song concerned with disappointment in love / love
work songA usually rhythmical song to accompany repetitious work
Broadermusical composition, opus, composition, piece, piece of musicA musical work that has been created
Spanishcanción, vocal
Catalancançó, vocal

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