HyperDic: voice

English > 13 senses of the word voice:
NOUNattributevoicethe distinctive quality or pitch or condition / condition of a person's speech
communicationvoice, vocalization, vocalisation, vocalism, phonation, voxthe sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
eventvoicea sound suggestive of a vocal utterance
communicationvoice, articulationexpressing in coherent verbal / verbal form
actvoicea means or agency by which something is expressed or communicated
communicationvoicesomething suggestive of speech in being a medium of expression
person voice(metonymy) a singer
person voice, spokesperson, interpreter, representativean advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose
attributevoicethe ability to speak
relationvoice(linguistics) the grammatical relation (active or passive) of the grammatical subject of a verb to the action that the verb denotes
communicationvoice, partthe melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music
VERBcommunicationvoicegive voice to
communicationvoice, sound, vocalize, vocaliseutter with vibrating vocal chords
voice > pronunciation
Soundsvoy's
Rhymeschoice ... rejoice: 5 rhymes with oys...
English > voice: 13 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe distinctive quality or pitch or condition / condition of a person's speech.
Example"A shrill voice sounded behind us"
NarrowerandroglossiaA woman's voice with male qualities
BroadersoundThe particular auditory effect produced by a given cause
Spanishvoz
Catalanveu
English > voice: 13 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningThe sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract.
Example"a singer takes good care of his voice"
Synonymsvocalization, vocalisation, vocalism, phonation, vox
Narrowersinging voiceThe musical quality of the voice while singing / singing
sprechgesang, sprechstimmeA style of dramatic vocalization between singing and speaking
voice overThe voice on an unseen commentator in a film of television program
BroadercommunicationSomething that is communicated by or to or between people or groups
Spanishfonación, vocalización, vox, voz
Catalanarticulació, fonació, veu, vocalització, vox
Adjectivesvocalhaving or using the power to produce speech or sound
vocalrelating to or designed for or using the singing voice
Verbsvoiceutter with vibrating vocal chords
English > voice: 13 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningA sound suggestive of a vocal utterance.
Examples
  • "the noisy voice of the waterfall"
  • "the incessant voices of the artillery"
BroadersoundThe sudden occurrence of an audible event
English > voice: 13 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningExpressing in coherent verbal / verbal form.
Example "I gave voice to my feelings"
Synonymarticulation
Broaderexpression, verbal expression, verbalismThe communication (in speech or writing) of your beliefs or opinions
Spanisharticulación
Catalanarticulació
Verbsvoicegive voice to
English > voice: 13 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningA means or agency by which something is expressed or communicated.
Examples
  • "the voice of the law"
  • "the Times is not the voice of New York"
  • "conservatism has many voices"
Broadermeans, agency, wayHow a result is obtained or an end is achieved
Verbsvoicegive voice to
English > voice: 13 senses > noun 6, communication
MeaningSomething suggestive of speech in being a medium of expression.
Examples
  • "the wee small voice of conscience"
  • "the voice of experience"
  • "he said his voices told him to do it"
BroadercommunicationSomething that is communicated by or to or between people or groups
English > voice: 13 senses > noun 7, person
Meaning(metonymy) a singer.
Example"he wanted to hear trained voices sing it"
CategorymetonymySubstituting the name of an attribute or feature for the name of the thing itself (as in 'they counted heads')
Broadersinger, vocalist, vocalizer, vocaliserA person who sings
Spanishvoz
Catalanveu
English > voice: 13 senses > noun 8, person
MeaningAn advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose.
Synonymsspokesperson, interpreter, representative
NarrowerambassadorAn informal representative
flak catcher, flak, flack catcher, flackA slick spokesperson who can turn any criticism to the advantage of their employer
mouthpiece, mouthA spokesperson (as a lawyer)
spokesmanA male spokesperson
spokeswomanA female spokesperson
traveling salesman, travelling salesman, commercial traveler, commercial traveller, roadman, bagmanA salesman who travels to call on customers
Broaderadvocate, advocator, proponent, exponentA person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
Spanishintérprete, portavoz, representante, voz
Catalanportaveu, representant
English > voice: 13 senses > noun 9, attribute
MeaningThe ability to speak.
Example"he lost his voice"
Narrowerlung-powerThe ability to speak loudly
Broaderphysical abilityThe ability to perform some physical act
Spanishvoz
Catalanveu
Verbsvoiceutter with vibrating vocal chords
English > voice: 13 senses > noun 10, relation
Meaning(linguistics) the grammatical relation (active or passive) of the grammatical subject of a verb to the action that the verb denotes.
CategorylinguisticsThe scientific study of language
Narroweractive voice, activeThe voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb
passive voice, passiveThe voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is the recipient (not the source) of the action denoted by the verb
Broadergrammatical relationA linguistic relation established by grammar
Spanishvoz
Catalanveu
English > voice: 13 senses > noun 11, communication
MeaningThe melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music.
Synonympart
Narroweraccompaniment, musical accompaniment, backup, supportA musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts
bass, bass partThe lowest part in polyphonic music
primoThe principal part of a duet / duet (especially a piano duet / duet)
secondoThe second or lower part of a duet / duet (especially a piano duet / duet)
voice partA part written for a singer
Broadertune, melody, air, strain, melodic line, line, melodic phraseA succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
Spanishparte, voz
Catalanpart, veu
English > voice: 13 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaninggive voice to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"He voiced his concern"
Broaderexpress, verbalize, verbalise, utter, give tongue toarticulate
Spanishexpresar, hacerse eco
Nounsvoicea means or agency by which something is expressed or communicated
voiceexpressing in coherent verbal / verbal form
voicera speaker who voices an opinion
English > voice: 13 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningUtter with vibrating vocal chords.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymssound, vocalize, vocalise
Narrowerchirkmake a shrill creaking, squeaking, or noise, as of a door, mouse, or bird
quaver, wavergive off unsteady sounds, alternating in amplitude or frequency
Broaderpronounce, articulate, enounce, sound out, enunciate, sayspeak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way
OppositedevoiceUtter with tense vocal chords
Spanishvocalizar
Nounsvoicethe ability to speak
voicethe sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract

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