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Definition of 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.
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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