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, vocal(noun)

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

  2. song, vocal(adj)

    a short musical composition with words

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

  3. vocal(adj)

    relating to or designed for or using the singing voice

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

  4. vocal(adj)

    having or using the power to produce speech or sound

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

  5. outspoken, vocal(adj)

    given to expressing yourself freely or insistently

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

  6. vocal(adj)

    full of the sound of voices

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

Wiktionary

  1. vocal(Noun)

    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. vocal(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From vocal < vocalis.

  3. vocal(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: From vocal < vocalis.

  4. vocal(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: From vocal < vocalis.

  5. vocal(Adjective)

    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. vocal(Adjective)

    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. vocal(Adjective)

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

    a vocal sound

    Etymology: From vocal < vocalis.

  8. vocal(Adjective)

    loud; getting oneself heard.

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

    Etymology: From vocal < vocalis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vocal(adj)

    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. Vocal(adj)

    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. Vocal(adj)

    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. Vocal(adj)

    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. Vocal(adj)

    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. Vocal(noun)

    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. Vocal(noun)

    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.]

How to pronounce vocal?

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How to say vocal in sign language?

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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. John Mina:

    Law enforcement has always acted upon it. The difference is now we are being a little more vocal about it, agencies are pushing the message out. It's not a joke. We are going to arrest you.

  2. Jackie Lacey:

    I get in here and the most vocal group who wants to take me out is a group known as Black Lives Matter.

  3. 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.

  4. Donald Trump:

    I watched him and I was surprised at how vocal he was about the fact that he likes beer. He's had a little bit of difficulty, he talked about things that happened when he drank.

  5. Ali Malik:

    Lawyers are relatively more vocal against militancy and they are fighting cases against people accused of terrorism, so it would make sense that they are being targeted, an attack on lawyers makes a mockery of the law enforcement agencies, it undermines the promises of the state against terrorists and breeds fear among vulnerable citizens.

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