NounVoice (plural Voices)
- Sound uttered by the mouth, especially that uttered by human beings in speech or song; steven; sound thus uttered considered as possessing some special quality or character; as, the human voice; a pleasant voice; a low voice.
- (phonetics) 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., sg., sh, etc., and also whisper.
- The tone or sound emitted by anything
- The faculty or power of utterance; as, to cultivate the voice
- Language; words; speech; expression; signification of feeling or opinion
- Opinion or choice expressed; judgment; a vote.
- Command; precept; — now chiefly used in scriptural language.
- One who speaks; a speaker.
- (grammar) 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.
- (transitive) To give utterance or expression to; to utter; to publish; to announce; to divulge; as, to voice the sentiments of the nation.
- (transitive, phonology) 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.
- (transitive) To fit for producing the proper sounds; to regulate the tone of; as, to voice the pipes of an organ.
- (transitive, obsolete) To vote; to elect; to appoint — Shakespeare
- (intransitive, obsolete) To clamor; to cry out, to steven — South
- (transitive, Internet) To assign the voice flag to a user on IRC, permitting them to send messages to the channel.
Adjectives for Voice
able; abrupt; accusing; admirable; admonishing; affectionate; agonized; agitated; airy; alarmed; alien; angelic; angry; antagonistic; anxious; apocalyptic; apologetic; appropriate; arbitrary; assuring; audible; authoritative; awe-struck; babbling; baritone; barren; base; bass; beautiful; beguiling; bellowing; beloved; bemused; bewildered; bitter; blatant; bleating; bluff; blunt; blurred; booming; breathless; brisk; buzzing; broken; calm; caressing; carrying; cavernous; celestial; charming; checked; cheerful; cheering; childish; choked; clamoring; clarion; clashing; clear; clinging; cold; collective; commanding; compelling; complete; concentrated; contentious; controlling; convinced; corrupted; courteous; cracked; crashing; crisp; croaking; darkening; deceptive; decisive; decorous; deep; deferential; deliberate; demoniac; desired; determined; dictatorial; discordant; disembodied; dispassionate; dissentient; dissenting; distant; distinct; divine; doleful; dominant; dragging; dreaded; droning; drunken; dry; dull; eager; ear-deafening; earnest; easy; effective; elegant; eloquent; embarrassed; erect; exasperating; excited; exhilarating; expressionless; exquisite; extinguished; extraordinary; exultant; faint; false; falsetto; faltering; familiar; far-away; far-off; far-ringing; fascinating; fearful; fear-struck; feeble; feigned; feminine; fiendish; fine; firm; flexible; flowing; flute-like; fluttering; foghorn; frequent; fretful; fresh; frightened; full; functioning; gentle; ghostly; gibing; gleeful; glorious; godly; good; gorgeous; gracious; great; growling; gruff; guiding; guttural; habitual; half-hesitant; half-whispered; hard; harsh; harmonious; hearty; heathen; heavenly; heavy; helpless; high; high-pitched; hoarse; hollow; horrible; hurried; hushed; husky; icy; ignorant; imaginary; impassioned; impressive; improved; impelling; imperative; inarticulate; inaudible; incarnate; incessant; incisive; independent; indistinct; ineffectual; inexorable; infallible; inflexible; inner; insinuating; insolent; inward; iron; irritable; jerky; jubilant; labored; languid; languorous; laughing; lazy; leafy; level; lifeless; lifted; lingering; lisping; living; loathing; loud; loving; low; lowered; low-keyed; low-pitched; lusty; magnificent; magniloquent; majestic; manful; manly; masculine; matchless; maudlin; measured; meek; melancholy; mellifluous; mellow; melodious; melting; merciless; metallic; meteoric; mighty; mingled (pi); mirthful; modulated; monotonous; monstrous; mortal; motherly; mournful; multitudinous (plural) ; muffled; mumbling; murmuring; musical; mute; myriad (pi); mysterious; nagging; nasal; native; na¬tural; odious; offended; oily; omniscient; ominous; painful; palpitant; parrot-like; passionate; patient; patriotic; peaceful; peevish; penetrating; perpetual; pertinent; pettish; petulant; phantom-like; piercing; piping; pitying; placating; plaining; plaintive; playful; pleading; pleasant; polite; powerful; prodigious; purring; puzzled; quarreling; quavering; querulous; questioning; quiet; quivering; rapid; raised; rasping; raucous; reckless; recognized; reedy; remarkable; reminiscent; reprehensible; reproachful; resonant; respectful; responsive; reverential; ringing; rough; rowdy; rusty; sacred; sad; salutary; sardonic; savage; secret; seductive; sepulchral; seraphic; serious; shaken; sharp; short-breathed; shrieking; shrill; silky; silvery; singsong; sleep-thick; slender; slow; slurring; smooth; smothered; snapping; snarling; snuffling; sobbing; soft; sonorous; soothing; sorrowful; soul-piercing; sprightly; stammering; stately; stationary; steady; stentorian; stern; stified; still; stirring; strained; strange; strangled; stricken strident; strong; stumbling; stupendous subdued; subterranean; sudden; suitable suppressed; surmounting; suspicious; sweet swelled; synchronized; taunting; tearful tender; tentative; tenuous; thick; thin; thundering; tiny; toneless; tottering; tragic; tranquil; transcendent; transformed; trans¬ported; trembling; tremulous; triumphant; troubled; trumpeting; tyrannical; uncertain, unctuous; uneducated; unearthly; unheeded; universal; unmistakable; unmodulated; un¬moved; unrestrained; unruffled; unruly; unshaded; unshaken; unsteady; unsyllabic; uttered; vacuous; vague; velvet; venal; venomous; veritable; vigorous; virgin; vociferous; vulgar; wailing; warbled; warning; weary; welcoming; well-attuned; well-bred; well-known; well-modulated; well-tuned; wheedling; whining; whisper ing; wistful; wondering; woodland; wond rous; wretched; yawning; yearning; young impatient; impersonal.
Verbs for Voice
acclaim—; attune to—; blot out—; candy—; choke—; control—; dampen—; discipline—; disguise—; drop—; drown out—; dull—; echo—; exercise—; guard—; hark-en to—; heed—; hush—; irritate—; laud——; lift—; mellow—; modulate—; muffle—; mute—; muzzle—; pitch—; place—; recognize—; silence—; still—; strain—; study—; sugar—; sweeten—; thrill to—; throttle—; tinge—; train—; —awakens; —bawls; —beguiles; —booms; —breaks; —carols; — carries; —censures; —changes; —charms; —chokes; —cracks; —cuts; —deepens; — drones on; —dwindles; —enraptures; — fascinates; —flags; —flames; —floats up; ——lashes; —murmurs; —palpitates; —pene¬trates; —pierces; —quavers; —ranges; — rasps; —registers; —resounds; —rings out; —rises; —rolls; —sharpens; —slurs; — squeaks; —stirs; —swells; —thickens; — throbs; —thunders; —tightens; —trails off; —trembles; —twitters; —vibrates; —warms; —wavers; —wheedles; —whines; —whispers; —wracks; —wrings.
Adverbs for Voice
tenderly; harmoniously; accusingly; antagonistically; anxiously; authoritatively; bluntly; exultantly; ominously; sternly; patriotically; lustily; audibly; monotonously; petulantly; raucously; reproachfully; sepulchrally; vulgarly; vigorously; vociferously; venomously.
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From Middle English vois, from Anglo-Norman voiz, voys, voice, Old French vois, voiz (Modern French voix), from Latin vōcem, accusative form of Latin vōx (“voice”), from Proto-Indo-European *wek-, *wekʷ-, *wokʷ- (“to utter, speak”). Cognate with Sanskrit वच् (“to say, speak”), German erwähnen (“to mention”). Displaced native Middle English steven (“voice”), from Old English stefn (see steven), Middle English rouste "voice" from Old Norse raust, and Middle English rearde "voice" from Old English reord. Compare advocate, advowson, avouch, convoke, epic, vocal, vouch, vowel.