verb (used with object), vo·cal·ized, vo·cal·iz·ing.
- to voice.
- to change into a vowel (contrasted with consonantalize).
verb (used without object), vo·cal·ized, vo·cal·iz·ing.
Origin of vocalize
Related Words for vocalizationenunciation, vent, interpretation, communication, argument, narration, phrase, announcement, style, diction, elucidation, assertion, idiom, emphasis, exposition, statement, speech, issue, speaking, articulation
Examples from the Web for vocalization
Historical Examples of vocalization
No behaviorist can possibly show that the air waves set in motion by my vocalization were an indispensable stimulus.Creative Intelligence
John Dewey, Addison W. Moore, Harold Chapman Brown, George H. Mead, Boyd H. Bode, Henry Waldgrave, Stuart James, Hayden Tufts, Horace M. Kallen
She will set him sighing after the vocalization of the other side of the Atlantic.Physiology of The Opera
John H. Swaby (AKA "Scrici")
Her delivery of 'Casta Diva' is a transcendent effort of vocalization.Great Singers, Second Series
George T. Ferris
The quality of the notes suggested a relationship to the song phrase rather than to other types of vocalization.
The only other vocalization noted throughout the nestling period was an abbreviated chee.
- to articulate (a speech sound) with voice
- to change (a consonant) into a vowel