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  1. having a voice of a specified kind (usually used in combination): shrill-voiced.

  2. expressed vocally: his voiced opinion.

  1. 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

Other words from voiced

  • voic·ed·ness [voi-sid-nis, voist-nis], /ˈvɔɪ sɪd nɪs, ˈvɔɪst nɪs/, noun
  • mul·ti·voiced, adjective
  • well-voiced, adjective

Words Nearby voiced

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How to use voiced in a sentence

  • And then it built as Americans who had served in the military voiced their objections.

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  • He took what appeared to him to be quite sufficient for a book to a friend who had voiced an interest in his undertaking.

    The Homesteader | Oscar Micheaux
  • Her voice was stern; it bore to the girl's ears a subtle, unworded repetition of the threat the Marquise had already voiced.

    St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
  • She had all her life long been accustomed to harbor thoughts and emotions which never voiced themselves.

  • In the middle of the last century all organs were voiced on light wind pressure, mostly from an inch and a half to three inches.

  • This was a large metal Diapason of ordinary construction, voiced on heavy wind pressure.

British Dictionary definitions for voiced


/ (vɔɪst) /

  1. declared or expressed by the voice

  2. (in combination) having a voice as specified: loud-voiced

  1. phonetics articulated with accompanying vibration of the vocal cords: in English (b) is a voiced consonant Compare voiceless

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