Origin of voiced
- a set of categories for which the verb is inflected in some languages, as Latin, and which is typically used to indicate the relation of the verbal action to the subject as performer, undergoer, or beneficiary of its action.
- a set of syntactic devices in some languages, as English, that is similar to this set in function.
- any of the categories of these sets: the English passive voice; the Greek middle voice.
verb (used with object), voiced, voic·ing.
- to regulate the tone of, as the pipes of an organ.
- to write the voice parts for (music).
Origin of voice
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Contemporary Examples of voiced
None of her last five movies (with the exception of an Ice Age sequel she voiced) has grossed more than $50 million.The Biggest Bombs of 2014: ‘Sex Tape,’ Mariah Carey’s Vocals, ‘How I Met Your Mother’ and More
December 19, 2014
So when Disney produced a sequel to Aladdin, Dan Castellaneta voiced the Genie.The Genie Is Free: Robin Williams's Complicated Relationship With Disney
August 12, 2014
It centers on Kanan Jarrus (voiced by Freddie Prinze Jr.), a wisecracking AWOL Jedi and leader of the Ghost crew.‘Star Wars Rebels’ Explores the Jedi’s Lost Years Between the Prequels and the Original Trilogy
August 2, 2014
Several of my comedian friends on Facebook have voiced similar feelings.TMZ Makes Tragedy Porn Out of Tracy Morgan’s Gruesome Car Accident
June 12, 2014
In fact, some boards have voiced concerns that they lack the funds and resources to review textbooks.Islamophobic Florida Republican Would Legalize Textbook Censorship
April 15, 2014
Historical Examples of voiced
And in that he voiced the philosophy of this human relation.The Leopard Woman
Stewart Edward White
His old lips quivered a little before he voiced his thought.The Fortune Hunter
Louis Joseph Vance
Nor had she fully relieved her mind, nor voiced all that perturbed her.The Black Bag
Louis Joseph Vance
The conclusion of their examination was voiced in my presence.City of Endless Night
It was the old romance of human will under a new form and voiced in new accents.The American Mind
- musical notes produced by vibrations of the vocal cords at various frequencies and in certain registersa tenor voice
- (in harmony) an independent melodic line or parta fugue in five voices
Word Origin for voice
"to express" (a feeling, opinion, etc.), c.1600, from voice (n.). Related: Voiced; voicing.
late 13c., "sound made by the human mouth," from Old French voiz, from Latin vocem (nominative vox) "voice, sound, utterance, cry, call, speech, sentence, language, word," related to vocare "to call," from PIE root *wekw- "give vocal utterance, speak" (cf. Sanskrit vakti "speaks, says," vacas- "word;" Avestan vac- "speak, say;" Greek eipon (aorist) "spoke, said," epos "word;" Old Prussian wackis "cry;" German er-wähnen "to mention").
Replaced Old English stefn. Meaning "ability in a singer" is first attested c.1600. Meaning "expression of feeling, etc." (in reference to groups of people, etc., e.g. Voice of America) is recorded from late 14c.
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.