voiced

[ voist ]
/ vɔɪst /

adjective

having a voice of a specified kind (usually used in combination): shrill-voiced.
expressed vocally: his voiced opinion.
Phonetics. pronounced with glottal vibrations; phonated (contrasted with voiceless): “b,” “v,” and “z” are voiced.

Origin of voiced

First recorded in 1590–1600; voice + -ed2, -ed3

Related forms

voic·ed·ness [voi-sid-nis, voist-nis] /ˈvɔɪ sɪd nɪs, ˈvɔɪst nɪs/, nounmul·ti·voiced, adjectivewell-voiced, adjective

Definition for voiced (2 of 2)

voice

[ vois ]
/ vɔɪs /

noun

verb (used with object), voiced, voic·ing.

adjective

Computers. of or relating to the use of human or synthesized speech: voice-data entry; voice output.
Telecommunications. of or relating to the transmission of speech or data over media designed for the transmission of speech: voice-grade channel; voice-data network.

Origin of voice

1250–1300; Middle English (noun) < Anglo-French voiz, voice (Old French voiz, vois) < Latin vōcem, accusative of vōx; akin to vocāre to call, Greek óps voice, épos word (see epic), Sanskrit vakti (he) speaks

Related forms

voic·er, nounout·voice, verb (used with object), out·voiced, out·voic·ing.un·der·voice, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for voiced

British Dictionary definitions for voiced (1 of 2)

voiced

/ (vɔɪst) /

adjective

declared or expressed by the voice
(in combination) having a voice as specifiedloud-voiced
phonetics articulated with accompanying vibration of the vocal cordsin English (b) is a voiced consonant Compare voiceless

British Dictionary definitions for voiced (2 of 2)

voice

/ (vɔɪs) /

noun

verb (tr)

Derived Forms

voicer, noun

Word Origin for voice

C13: from Old French voiz, from Latin vōx
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medicine definitions for voiced

voice

[ vois ]

n.

The sound made by air passing out through the larynx and upper respiratory tract and produced by the vibration of the vocal organs.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

Idioms and Phrases with voiced

voice


see at the top of one's lungs (voice); give voice to; have a say (voice) in; raise one's voice; still small voice; with one voice.

The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.