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Verb: vocalise  'vow-ku,lIz
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: vocalize)
  1. Express or state clearly
    - articulate, enunciate, vocalize
     
  2. Utter speech sounds
    - vocalize, phonate
     
  3. Sing (each note a scale or in a melody) with the same vowel
    - vocalize
     
  4. Pronounce as a vowel
    "between two consonants, this liquid is vocalised";
    - vocalize, vowelize, vowelise [Brit]
     
  5. Utter with vibrating vocal chords
    - voice, sound, vocalize

Derived forms: vocalises, vocalised, vocalising

Type of: articulate, enounce, enunciate, mouth, pronounce, say, sing, sound out, speak, state, talk, tell, utter, verbalise [Brit], verbalize

Encyclopedia: Vocalise