Meaning of VOICE in English


noun one who speaks; a speaker.

2. voice ·noun the tone or sound emitted by anything.

3. voice ·noun opinion or choice expressed; judgment; a vote.

4. voice ·vi to clamor; to cry out.

5. voice ·noun command; precept;

— now chiefly used in scriptural language.

6. voice ·noun the faculty or power of utterance; as, to cultivate the voice.

7. voice ·noun language; words; speech; expression; signification of feeling or opinion.

8. voice ·vt to vote; to elect; to appoint.

9. voice ·vt to fit for producing the proper sounds; to regulate the tone of; as, to voice the pipes of an organ.

10. voice ·vt 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.

11. voice ·noun 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.

12. voice ·vt to give utterance or expression to; to utter; to publish; to announce; to divulge; as, to voice the sentiments of the nation.

13. voice ·noun 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.

14. voice ·noun 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.

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