Definitions for vocalizeˈvoʊ kəˌlaɪz
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
vo•cal•izeˈvoʊ kəˌlaɪz(v.)-ized, -iz•ing.
(v.t.)to make vocal; utter; articulate.
to endow with a voice; cause to utter.
to change into a vowel sound. to voice.
(v.i.)to utter sounds using the vocal organs.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Phonetics
to sing. to sing without uttering words.
Category: Music and Dance, Phonetics
Origin of vocalize:
voice, sound, vocalize, vocalise(verb)
utter with vibrating vocal chords
sing (each note a scale or in a melody) with the same vowel
vocalize, vocalise, vowelize, vowelise(verb)
pronounce as a vowel
"between two consonants, this liquid is vowelized"
articulate, enunciate, vocalize, vocalise(verb)
express or state clearly
vocalize, vocalise, phonate(verb)
utter speech sounds
To express with the voice, to utter.
To produce noises or calls from the throat.
We could hear the monkeys vocalizing, though we could not see them.
To sing without using words.
To turn a consonant into a vowel.
To make a sound voiced rather than voiceless.
To add vowel points to a consonantal script (e.g. niqqud in Hebrew)
Origin: vocal + -ize
to form into voice; to make vocal or sonant; to give intonation or resonance to
to practice singing on the vowel sounds