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

Derived forms: vocalized, vocalizing, vocalizes

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

Encyclopedia: Vocalize