voice [vois] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||noun|
|Synonyms:||approval, choice, decision, expression, option, part, participation, preference, representation, right of free speech, say, say-so, suffrage, vent, view, vote, vox populi, will, wish|
|Category:||2. Conventional means; spoken language|
voice; vocality; organ, lungs, bellows; good voice, fine voice, powerful voice (loud) [more]; musical voice; intonation; tone of voice (sound)., vocalization; cry; strain, utterance, prolation; exclamation, ejaculation, vociferation, ecphonesis; enunciation, articulation; articulate sound, distinctness; clearness of articulation; stage whisper; delivery., accent, accentuation; emphasis, stress; broad accent, strong accent, pure accent, native accent, foreign accent; pronunciation., [Word similarly pronounced] homonym., orthoepy; cacoepy; euphony (melody)., gastriloquism, ventriloquism; ventriloquist; polyphonism, polyphonist., [Science of voice] phonology (sound) [more].
utter, breathe; give utterance, give tongue; cry (shout); ejaculate, rap out; vocalize, prolate, articulate, enunciate, pronounce, accentuate, aspirate, deliver, mouth; whisper in the ear.
vocal, phonetic, oral; ejaculatory, articulate, distinct, stertorous; euphonious (melodious).
"how sweetly sounds the voice of a good woman" [Massinger]; "the organ of the soul" [Longfellow]; "thy voice is a celestial melody" [Longfellow].
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