What does Vocal mean?

Definitions for Vocal
ˈvoʊ kəlVo·cal

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Vocal.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vocal music, vocalnoun

    music intended to be performed by one or more singers, usually with instrumental accompaniment

  2. song, vocaladjective

    a short musical composition with words

    "a successful musical must have at least three good songs"

  3. vocaladjective

    relating to or designed for or using the singing voice

    "vocal technique"; "the vocal repertoire"; "organized a vocal group to sing his compositions"

  4. vocaladjective

    having or using the power to produce speech or sound

    "vocal organs"; "all vocal beings hymned their praise"

  5. outspoken, vocaladjective

    given to expressing yourself freely or insistently

    "outspoken in their opposition to segregation"; "a vocal assembly"

  6. vocaladjective

    full of the sound of voices

    "a playground vocal with the shouts and laughter of children"

Wiktionary

  1. vocalnoun

    A vocal sound; specifically, a purely vocal element of speech, unmodified except by resonance; a vowel or a diphthong; a tonic element; a tonic; -- distinguished from a subvocal, and a nonvocal

    Etymology: From vocal < vocalis.

  2. vocalnoun

    A man who has a right to vote in certain elections.

    Etymology: From vocal < vocalis.

  3. vocaladjective

    Of or pertaining to the voice or speech; having voice; endowed with utterance; full of voice, or voices

    Etymology: From vocal < vocalis.

  4. vocaladjective

    Uttered or modulated by the voice; oral; as, vocal melody; vocal prayer, vocal worship.

    Etymology: From vocal < vocalis.

  5. vocaladjective

    Of or pertaining to a vowel or voice sound; also, spoken with tone, intonation, and resonance; sonant; sonorous; -- said of certain articulate sounds

    Etymology: From vocal < vocalis.

  6. vocaladjective

    Consisting of, or characterized by, voice, or tone produced in the larynx, which may be modified, either by resonance, as in the case of the vowels, or by obstructive action, as in certain consonants, such as v, l, etc., or by both, as in the nasals , , ng; sonant; intonated; voiced. See voice, and vowel

    Etymology: From vocal < vocalis.

  7. vocaladjective

    Of or pertaining to a vowel; having the character of a vowel; vowel

    a vocal sound

    Etymology: From vocal < vocalis.

  8. vocaladjective

    loud; getting oneself heard.

    The protestors were very vocal in their message to the mayor.

    Etymology: From vocal < vocalis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vocaladjective

    of or pertaining to the voice or speech; having voice; endowed with utterance; full of voice, or voices

    Etymology: [L. vocalis, fr. vox, vocis, voice: cf. F. vocal. See Voice, and cf. Vowel.]

  2. Vocaladjective

    uttered or modulated by the voice; oral; as, vocal melody; vocal prayer

    Etymology: [L. vocalis, fr. vox, vocis, voice: cf. F. vocal. See Voice, and cf. Vowel.]

  3. Vocaladjective

    of or pertaining to a vowel or voice sound; also, /poken with tone, intonation, and resonance; sonant; sonorous; -- said of certain articulate sounds

    Etymology: [L. vocalis, fr. vox, vocis, voice: cf. F. vocal. See Voice, and cf. Vowel.]

  4. Vocaladjective

    consisting of, or characterized by, voice, or tone produced in the larynx, which may be modified, either by resonance, as in the case of the vowels, or by obstructive action, as in certain consonants, such as v, l, etc., or by both, as in the nasals m, n, ng; sonant; intonated; voiced. See Voice, and Vowel, also Guide to Pronunciation, // 199-202

    Etymology: [L. vocalis, fr. vox, vocis, voice: cf. F. vocal. See Voice, and cf. Vowel.]

  5. Vocaladjective

    of or pertaining to a vowel; having the character of a vowel; vowel

    Etymology: [L. vocalis, fr. vox, vocis, voice: cf. F. vocal. See Voice, and cf. Vowel.]

  6. Vocalnoun

    a vocal sound; specifically, a purely vocal element of speech, unmodified except by resonance; a vowel or a diphthong; a tonic element; a tonic; -- distinguished from a subvocal, and a nonvocal

    Etymology: [L. vocalis, fr. vox, vocis, voice: cf. F. vocal. See Voice, and cf. Vowel.]

  7. Vocalnoun

    a man who has a right to vote in certain elections

    Etymology: [L. vocalis, fr. vox, vocis, voice: cf. F. vocal. See Voice, and cf. Vowel.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Vocal in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Vocal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Vocal in a Sentence

  1. Brad Story:

    When I analyzed the recording of Laurel, that third resonance is very high for the L. It drops for the R and then it rises again for the L, the interesting thing about the word Yanny is that the second frequency that our vocal track produces follows almost the same path, in terms of what it looks like spectrographically, as Laurel.

  2. Laura Sheehan:

    Governor Pence has been a vocal opponent of the administration’s Clean Power Plan, we would hope to see a continuation.

  3. Jennifer Siebel-Newsom:

    I would like to be asked more meaningful questions on the red carpet; Questions that can encourage and inspire others, i would happily talk about social issues if it was something I had a valid connection to and questions of faith, which a reporter who did their research on me would know it’s something I’m vocal and comfortable talking about.

  4. Blair Fensterstock:

    I was intrigued by the fact that he was an early supporter of Trump, we all knew he was supportive, but he was not very vocal.

  5. Doug Lamborn:

    For many Americans, Christmas is a time for remembrance and celebration, we reflect on Jesus' message of sacrificial love and ultimate peace.It is a season filled with gratitude and joy. Yet a vocal minority have made a concerted effort to ban any and all Christmas traditions and references from the public square.

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