Associations to the word «Voice»


VOICE, noun. Sound uttered by the mouth, especially by human beings in speech or song; sound thus uttered considered as possessing some special quality or character; as,
VOICE, noun. (phonetics) Sound made through vibration of the vocal cords; sonant, or intonated, utterance; tone; — distinguished from mere breath sound as heard in whispering and voiceless consonants.
VOICE, noun. The tone or sound emitted by an object
VOICE, noun. The faculty or power of utterance
VOICE, noun. Language; words; speech; expression; signification of feeling or opinion
VOICE, noun. Opinion or choice expressed; judgment
VOICE, noun. (archaic) command; precept
VOICE, noun. One who speaks; a speaker.
VOICE, noun. (grammar) A particular way of inflecting or conjugating verbs, or a particular form of a verb, by means of which is indicated the relation of the subject of the verb to the action which the verb expresses.
VOICE, noun. (music) In harmony, an independent vocal or instrumental part in a piece of composition.
VOICE, noun. (Internet) (IRC) A flag associated with a user on a channel, determining whether or not they can send messages to the channel.
VOICE, verb. (transitive) To give utterance or expression to; to utter; to publish; to announce; to divulge; as, to voice the sentiments of the nation.
VOICE, verb. (transitive) (phonology) To utter with sonant or vocal tone; to pronounce with a narrowed glottis and rapid vibrations of the vocal cords; to speak above a whisper.
VOICE, verb. (transitive) To fit for producing the proper sounds; to regulate the tone of; as, to voice the pipes of an organ.
VOICE, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To vote; to elect; to appoint
VOICE, verb. (intransitive) (obsolete) To clamor; to cry out, to steven
VOICE, verb. (transitive) (Internet) To assign the voice flag to a user on IRC, permitting them to send messages to the channel.
VOICE, verb. (television) (film) To act as a voice actor to portray a character.
VOICE ACTOR, noun. An actor who provides voices for animations, commercials and dubbed films etc.
VOICE ACTORS, noun. Plural of voice actor
VOICE ACTRESS, noun. Feminine equivalent of voice actor
VOICE ACTRESSES, noun. Plural of voice actress
VOICE BOX, noun. (informal) larynx
VOICE BOX, noun. Electrolarynx; mechanical larynx; throat back
VOICE BOX, noun. Talk box
VOICE CALL SIGN, noun. (military) A call sign provided primarily for voice communication.
VOICE CALL SIGNS, noun. Plural of voice call sign
VOICE CALLING IN THE WILDERNESS, noun. Alternative term for voice in the wilderness
VOICE COIL, noun. (electronics) A coil of wire attached to the apex of the cone of a loudspeaker that provides the motive force to the cone by the reaction of a magnetic field to the current passing through it.
VOICE COIL, noun. (electronics) A similar mechanism that positions the disk read-write head in a computer hard disk drive.
VOICE COMMAND, noun. (computing) A spoken instruction to the computer.
VOICE CRYING IN THE WILDERNESS, noun. Alternative term for voice in the wilderness
VOICE GLIDE, noun. (pronunciation) the brief and obscure neutral vowel sound that sometimes occurs between two consonants in an unaccented syllable (represented by the apostrophe), as in able. See glide, (Noun 2)
VOICE IN THE WILDERNESS, noun. (idiomatic) A person, publication, or other source of assertions that expresses an opinion, doctrine, or point of view which is ignored or rejected by almost all others; the actual utterance of an unpopular opinion, doctrine, or point of view.
VOICE IN THE WILDERNESS, noun. (idiomatic) (rare) An influential religious personage, especially one who makes prophetic utterances.
VOICE LIFT, noun. Alteration of the vocal cords by surgery intended to give the recipient a more youthful-sounding voice
VOICE MAIL, noun. (uncountable) a computerized interactive system for storing, processing and reproducing verbal messages left through a conventional telephone network
VOICE MAIL, noun. (countable) an individual message on such a system
VOICE MAILS, noun. Plural of voice mail
VOICE MESSAGE, noun. Message left on a voice mail system.
VOICE MESSAGES, noun. Plural of voice message
VOICE ONSET TIME, noun. (phonetics) The amount of time that passes between the release of a stop consonant and the onset of voicing.
VOICE ONSET TIMES, noun. Plural of voice onset time
VOICE QUALITY, noun. (phonetics) phonation
VOICE RECOGNITION, noun. (computing) The function of a front-end software system which processes input in the form of spoken language into electronic commands for a computing system.
VOICE TALENT, noun. Voice actor or voice actress
VOICE TALENTS, noun. Plural of voice talent
VOICE VOTE, noun. A vote that is held by members calling out aye or nay, used in cases where result is not contested or at least not close and a count is not needed to determine if the motion passes.
VOICE VOTES, noun. Plural of voice vote
VOICE VOTING, noun. A system of voting in which the voters walk up to a recorder and verbally place their votes.
VOICE VOTINGS, noun. Plural of voice voting

Dictionary definition

VOICE, noun. The distinctive quality or pitch or condition of a person's speech; "A shrill voice sounded behind us".
VOICE, noun. The sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract; "a singer takes good care of his voice"; "the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations".
VOICE, noun. A sound suggestive of a vocal utterance; "the noisy voice of the waterfall"; "the incessant voices of the artillery".
VOICE, noun. Expressing in coherent verbal form; "the articulation of my feelings"; "I gave voice to my feelings".
VOICE, noun. A means or agency by which something is expressed or communicated; "the voice of the law"; "the Times is not the voice of New York"; "conservatism has many voices".
VOICE, noun. Something suggestive of speech in being a medium of expression; "the wee small voice of conscience"; "the voice of experience"; "he said his voices told him to do it".
VOICE, noun. (metonymy) a singer; "he wanted to hear trained voices sing it".
VOICE, noun. An advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose; "the meeting was attended by spokespersons for all the major organs of government".
VOICE, noun. The ability to speak; "he lost his voice".
VOICE, noun. (linguistics) the grammatical relation (active or passive) of the grammatical subject of a verb to the action that the verb denotes.
VOICE, noun. The melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music; "he tried to sing the tenor part".
VOICE, verb. Give voice to; "He voiced his concern".
VOICE, verb. Utter with vibrating vocal chords.

Wise words

All our words from loose using have lost their edge.
Ernest Hemingway