Definitions for voice

Definitions for (noun) voice

Main entry: voice

Definition: a means or agency by which something is expressed or communicated

Usage: the voice of the law; the Times is not the voice of New York; conservatism has many voices

Main entry: voice

Definition: the distinctive quality or pitch or condition of a person's speech

Usage: A shrill voice sounded behind us

Main entry: voice

Definition: the ability to speak

Usage: he lost his voice

Main entry: part, voice

Definition: the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music

Usage: he tried to sing the tenor part

Main entry: voice, articulation

Definition: expressing in coherent verbal form

Usage: the articulation of my feelings; I gave voice to my feelings

Main entry: phonation, vocalisation, vocalism, vocalization, voice, vox

Definition: the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract

Usage: a singer takes good care of his voice; the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations

Main entry: voice

Definition: something suggestive of speech in being a medium of expression

Usage: the wee small voice of conscience; the voice of experience; he said his voices told him to do it

Main entry: voice

Definition: a sound suggestive of a vocal utterance

Usage: the noisy voice of the waterfall; the incessant voices of the artillery

Main entry: spokesperson, interpreter, representative, voice

Definition: an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose

Usage: the meeting was attended by spokespersons for all the major organs of government

Main entry: voice

Definition: (metonymy) a singer

Usage: he wanted to hear trained voices sing it

Main entry: voice

Definition: (linguistics) the grammatical relation (active or passive) of the grammatical subject of a verb to the action that the verb denotes

Definitions for (verb) voice

Main entry: voice

Definition: give voice to

Usage: He voiced his concern

Main entry: sound, vocalise, vocalize, voice

Definition: utter with vibrating vocal chords

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