Definitions for vocaliseˌvoʊ kəˈliz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vo•ca•liseˌvoʊ kəˈliz(n.)

  1. an exercise for the voice with melodic material sung melismatically or to various syllables.

    Category: Music and Dance

Origin of vocalise:

1870–75; < F

vo•cal•iseˈvoʊ kəˌlaɪz(v.t.; v.i.)-ised, is•ing.

  1. Chiefly Brit. vocalize.

    Category: Music and Dance

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vocalize, vocalise(verb)

    sing (each note a scale or in a melody) with the same vowel

  2. vocalize, vocalise, vowelize, vowelise(verb)

    pronounce as a vowel

    "between two consonants, this liquid is vowelized"

  3. articulate, enunciate, vocalize, vocalise(verb)

    express or state clearly

  4. voice, sound, vocalize, vocalise(verb)

    utter with vibrating vocal chords

  5. vocalize, vocalise, phonate(verb)

    utter speech sounds


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