VOICE

voice

1. [Noun]: 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"; "the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations"

2. [Noun]: a sound suggestive of a vocal utterance; "the noisy voice of the waterfall"; "the incessant voices of the artillery"

3. [Noun]: (metonymy) a singer; "he wanted to hear trained voices sing it"

4. [Noun]: 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"

5. [Noun]: the ability to speak; "he lost his voice"

6. [Noun]: expressing in coherent verbal form; "the articulation of my feelings"; "I gave voice to my feelings"

7. [Noun]: 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"

8. [Noun]: an advocate who represents someone else''s policy or purpose; "the meeting was attended by spokespersons for all the major organs of government"

9. [Noun]: (linguistics) the grammatical relation (active or passive) of the grammatical subject of a verb to the action that the verb denotes

10. [Noun]: the distinctive quality or pitch or condition of a person''s speech; "A shrill voice sounded behind us"

11. [Noun]: the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music; "he tried to sing the tenor part"

12. [Verb]: give voice to; "He voiced his concern"

13. [Verb]: utter with vibrating vocal chords

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