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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

voicevɔɪs(n.; v.)voiced, voic•ing.

  1. (n.)the sound or sounds uttered through the mouth of living creatures, esp. of human beings in speaking, singing, etc.

  2. the faculty or power of uttering sounds through the mouth by the controlled expulsion of air; speech:

    to lose one's voice.

  3. such sounds as distinctive to an individual.

  4. such sounds with reference to their character or quality.

  5. the condition or effectiveness of the voice for speaking or singing:

    to be in poor voice.

    Category: Music and Dance

  6. a sound likened to or resembling vocal utterance.

  7. something likened to speech as conveying impressions to the mind:

    the voice of one's conscience.

  8. expression in words or by other means:

    to give voice to one's disapproval.

  9. the right to present and receive consideration of one's desires or opinions:

    to have a voice in company policy.

  10. an expressed opinion, choice, will, or desire:

    the voice of the people.

  11. a person or other agency through which something is expressed or revealed:

    the voice of doom.

  12. a person or other agency through which the views of another person or a group are expressed:

    the voice of the opposition.

  13. a singer:

    He is one of the great voices in opera.

    Category: Music and Dance

  14. a melodic part in a musical composition:

    a fugue with three voices.

    Category: Music and Dance

  15. the audible result produced by vibration of the vocal cords as air is expelled from the lungs.

    Category: Phonetics

  16. a category or set of categories of the verb used to indicate the relation of the subject to the verb as performer, undergoer, or beneficiary of its action, and indicated by verbal inflection or by syntactic devices:

    the active voice; the passive voice.

    Category: Grammar

  17. the finer regulation, as of intensity and color, in tuning, esp. of a piano or organ.

    Category: Music and Dance

  18. (v.t.)to give utterance or expression to; declare; proclaim.

  19. to regulate the tone of, as the pipes of an organ.

    Category: Music and Dance

  20. to utter with the voice.

  21. to pronounce with vibration of the vocal cords.

    Category: Phonetics

Idioms for voice:

  1. with one voice, in accord; unanimously.

    Category: Idiom

Origin of voice:

1250–1300; ME (n.) < AF voiz, voice (OF voiz, vois) < L vōcem, acc. of vōx; akin to vocāre to call, Gk óps voice, épos word (see epic ), Skt vakti (he) speaks


Princeton's WordNet

  1. voicer(noun)

    someone who regulates the tone of organ pipes

  2. voicer(noun)

    a speaker who voices an opinion


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