Definition of VOICE

noun : VOICE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) the distinctive quality or pitch or condition of a person's speech; "A shrill voice sounded behind us" ;

  • 3. (

    ) a sound suggestive of a vocal utterance; "the noisy voice of the waterfall"; "the incessant voices of the artillery" ;

  • 4. (

    ) expressing in coherent verbal form; "the articulation of my feelings"; "I gave voice to my feelings" ;

  • 5. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 6. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 7. (

    ) (metonymy) a singer; "he wanted to hear trained voices sing it" ;

  • 9. (

    ) the ability to speak; "he lost his voice" ;

  • 10. (

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

  • 11. (

    ) the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music; "he tried to sing the tenor part" ;

verb : VOICE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) give voice to; "He voiced his concern" ;


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