voice: betekenis en definities

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What is voice?

What is voice?

  • The sound produced by the vocal organs of a vertebrate, especially a human.
  • The ability to produce such sounds.
  • A specified quality, condition, or pitch of vocal sound: a hoarse voice; the child's piping voice.
  • Linguistics Expiration of air through vibrating vocal cords, used in the production of vowels and voiced consonants.
  • A sound resembling or reminiscent of vocal utterance: the murmuring voice of the forest.
  • Music Musical sound produced by vibration of the human vocal cords and resonated within the throat and head cavities.
  • Music The quality or condition of a person's singing: a baritone in excellent voice.
  • Music A singer: a choir of excellent voices.
  • Music One of the individual vocal or instrumental parts or strands in a composition: a fugue for four voices; string voices carrying the melody. Also called voice part.
  • Expression; utterance: gave voice to their feelings at the meeting.
  • A medium or agency of expression: a newsletter that serves as a neighborhood voice.
  • The right or opportunity to express a choice or opinion: a territory that has a voice, but not a vote, in Congress.
  • Grammar A property of verbs or a set of verb inflections indicating the relation between the subject and the action expressed by the verb: "Birds build nests” uses the active voice; "nests built by birds” uses the passive voice. Also called diathesis.
  • The distinctive style or manner of expression of an author or of a character in a book.
  • To give voice to; utter: voice a grievance. See Synonyms at vent1.
  • Linguistics To pronounce with vibration of the vocal cords.
  • Music To provide (a composition) with voice parts.
  • Music To regulate the tone of (the pipes of an organ, for example).
  • To provide the voice for (a cartoon character or show, for example): The animated series was voiced by famous actors.
  • at the top of (one's) voice As loudly as one's voice will allow.
  • with one voice In complete agreement; unanimously.

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