Noun: voice voys
Verb: voice voys
- The distinctive quality, pitch or condition of a person's speech
"A shrill voice sounded behind us"
- The sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
"a singer takes good care of his voice";
- vocalization, vocalisation [Brit], vocalism, phonation, vox
- A sound suggestive of a vocal utterance
"the noisy voice of the waterfall"; "the incessant voices of the artillery"
- Expressing in coherent verbal form
"I gave voice to my feelings";
- 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"
- 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"
- (metonymy) a singer
"he wanted to hear trained voices sing it"
- An advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose
- spokesperson, interpreter, representative
- The ability to speak
"he lost his voice"
- (linguistics) the grammatical relation (active or passive) of the grammatical subject of a verb to the action that the verb denotes
- The melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music
"he tried to sing the tenor voice";
- Give voice to
"He voiced his concern"
- Utter with vibrating vocal chords
- sound, vocalize, vocalise [Brit]
Derived forms: voices, voiced, voicing
Type of: advocate, advocator, agency, air, articulate, communication, enounce, enunciate, exponent, express, expression, give tongue to, grammatical relation, line, means, melodic line, melodic phrase, melody, physical ability, pronounce, proponent, say, singer, sound, sound out, strain, tune, utter, verbal expression, verbalise [Brit], verbalism, verbalize, vocaliser [Brit], vocalist, vocalizer, way