Noun Definition

voice

1.Definition: (linguistics) the grammatical relation (active or passive) of the grammatical subject of a verb to the action that the verb denotes

Category: General

2.Definition: (metonymy) a singer

"He wanted to hear trained voices sing it"

Category: People

3.Definition: 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"

Category: General

4.Definition: a sound suggestive of a vocal utterance

"The noisy voice of the waterfall", "The incessant voices of the artillery"

Category: General

5.Definition: an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose

Related Noun(s):interpreter, representative, spokesperson

Category: People

6.Definition: expressing in coherent verbal form

"The articulation of my feelings", "I gave voice to my feelings"

Related Noun(s):articulation

Category: General

7.Definition: 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"

Category: General

8.Definition: the ability to speak

"He lost his voice"

Category: General

9.Definition: the distinctive quality or pitch or condition of a person's speech

"A shrill voice sounded behind us"

Category: General

10.Definition: the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music

Related Noun(s):part

Category: General

11.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):vocalisation, phonation, vox, vocalization, vocalism

Category: General