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Definition of Voice

Voice

  1. Sound uttered by the mouth, especially that uttered by human beings in speech or song; sound thus uttered considered as possessing some special quality or character; as, the human voice; a pleasant voice; a low voice.
  2. Sound of the kind or quality heard in speech or song in the consonants b, v, d, etc., and in the vowels; sonant, or intonated, utterance; tone; -- distinguished from mere breath sound as heard in f, s, sh, etc., and also whisper.
  3. The tone or sound emitted by anything.
  4. The faculty or power of utterance; as, to cultivate the voice.
  5. Language; words; speech; expression; signification of feeling or opinion.
  6. Opinion or choice expressed; judgment; a vote.
  7. Command; precept; -- now chiefly used in scriptural language.
  8. One who speaks; a speaker.
  9. A particular mode 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.
  10. To give utterance or expression to; to utter; to publish; to announce; to divulge; as, to voice the sentiments of the nation.
  11. 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.
  12. To fit for producing the proper sounds; to regulate the tone of; as, to voice the pipes of an organ.
  13. To vote; to elect; to appoint.
  14. To clamor; to cry out.

Voice Quotations

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.
Steve Jobs

If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced. - Vincent Van Gogh
If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.
Vincent Van Gogh

The PC has improved the world in just about every area you can think of. Amazing developments in communications, collaboration and efficiencies. New kinds of entertainment and social media. Access to information and the ability to give a voice people who would never have been heard.
Bill Gates

I speak not for myself but for those without voice... those who have fought for their rights... their right to live in peace, their right to be treated with dignity, their right to equality of opportunity, their right to be educated.
Malala Yousafzai

Throughout history, it has been the inaction of those who could have acted; the indifference of those who should have known better; the silence of the voice of justice when it mattered most; that has made it possible for evil to triumph.
Haile Selassie
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Voice Translations

voice in Danish is stemme
voice in German is Stimme
voice in Italian is voce
voice in Latin is vox vocis
voice in Spanish is voz