Definitions for vocalizeˈvoʊ kəˌlaɪz

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    utter with vibrating vocal chords

  2. vocalize, vocalise(verb)

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

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

    pronounce as a vowel

    "between two consonants, this liquid is vowelized"

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

    express or state clearly

  5. vocalize, vocalise, phonate(verb)

    utter speech sounds


  1. vocalize(Verb)

    To express with the voice, to utter.

  2. vocalize(Verb)

    To produce noises or calls from the throat.

    We could hear the monkeys vocalizing, though we could not see them.

  3. vocalize(Verb)

    To sing without using words.

  4. vocalize(Verb)

    To turn a consonant into a vowel.

  5. vocalize(Verb)

    To make a sound voiced rather than voiceless.

  6. vocalize(Verb)

    To add vowel points to a consonantal script (e.g. niqqud in Hebrew)

  7. Origin: vocal + -ize

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vocalize(verb)

    to form into voice; to make vocal or sonant; to give intonation or resonance to

  2. Vocalize(verb)

    to practice singing on the vowel sounds

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. vocaliser.]

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