[vɒɪs] or [vɔɪs]


(noun.) 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'.

(noun.) the distinctive quality or pitch or condition of a person's speech; 'A shrill voice sounded behind us'.

(noun.) the ability to speak; 'he lost his voice'.

(noun.) 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'.

(noun.) 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'.

(noun.) a sound suggestive of a vocal utterance; 'the noisy voice of the waterfall'; 'the incessant voices of the artillery'.

(noun.) (metonymy) a singer; 'he wanted to hear trained voices sing it'.

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

(verb.) give voice to; 'He voiced his concern'.

(verb.) utter with vibrating vocal chords.

阿方斯校对--From WordNet


(n.) 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.

(n.) 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.

(n.) The tone or sound emitted by anything.

(n.) The faculty or power of utterance; as, to cultivate the voice.

(n.) Language; words; speech; expression; signification of feeling or opinion.

(n.) Opinion or choice expressed; judgment; a vote.

(n.) Command; precept; -- now chiefly used in scriptural language.

(n.) One who speaks; a speaker.

(n.) 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.

(v. t.) To give utterance or expression to; to utter; to publish; to announce; to divulge; as, to voice the sentiments of the nation.

(v. t.) 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.

(v. t.) To fit for producing the proper sounds; to regulate the tone of; as, to voice the pipes of an organ.

(v. t.) To vote; to elect; to appoint.

(v. i.) To clamor; to cry out.



n. [1]. Spoken sound.[2]. Sound, noise, notes.[3]. Vote, suffrage.[4]. Tone, mode of speaking.



SYN:Tone, utterance, language, articulation, words, expression, signification,opinion, vote, suffrage, say, control

ANT:Aphony, muteness, obmutescence, voicelessness, silence, inarticulation,inexpression, dumbness, inauthoritativeness



n. sound from the mouth: sound given out by anything: utterance or mode of utterance: language: expression: expressed opinion: one who speaks: (Shak.) reputation: sound uttered with resonance of the vocal chords: vote: (gram.) mode of inflecting verbs as being active or passive.—v.t. to give utterance to declare announce: to fit for sounding: to regulate the tone of: to utter with voice or tone as distinguished from breath.—adjs. Voiced furnished with a voice; Voice′ful having a voice: vocal.—n. Voice′fulness.—adj. Voice′less having no voice or vote.—ns. Voice′lessness; Voic′er; Voic′ing the regulating of the tone of organ pipes ensuring proper power pitch and quality.—In my voice (Shak.) in my name; Inner voice part in music a voice-part intermediate between the highest and the lowest; In voice in good condition for singing or speaking.—With one voice unanimously.



To dream of hearing voices, denotes pleasant reconciliations, if they are calm and pleasing; high-pitched and angry voices, signify disappointments and unfavorable situations. To hear weeping voices, shows that sudden anger will cause you to inflict injury upon a friend. If you hear the voice of God, you will make a noble effort to rise higher in unselfish and honorable principles, and will justly hold the admiration of high-minded people. For a mother to hear the voice of her child, is a sign of approaching misery, perplexity and grievous doubts. To hear the voice of distress, or a warning one calling to you, implies your own serious misfortune or that of some one close to you. If the voice is recognized, it is often ominous of accident or illness, which may eliminate death or loss.





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