- 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).
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Idioms for voice
Origin of voice
OTHER WORDS FROM voicevoic·er, nounout·voice, verb (used with object), out·voiced, out·voic·ing.un·der·voice, noun
Words nearby voice
Example sentences from the Web for voicing
Voicing Odie the dog was Gregg Berger, the original voice of Grimlock on the Transformers cartoons.Garfield Television: The Cat Who Saved Primetime Cartoons|Rich Goldstein|November 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the documentary, your wife says you were abducted in Kiev and beaten after voicing your desire to play in the NHL.Putin’s Hockey Pal Tells All: Slava Fetisov on ‘Red Army,’ Soviet Nostalgia, and What Drives Putin|Marlow Stern|October 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Kevin Hart, Ed Helms, and Thomas Middleditch from Silicon Valley are voicing the roles.
I feel like voicing a Disney character, for people our age, must be some sort of dream that you could never imagine fulfilling.‘Looking’ Star Jonathan Groff Talks About His Big Gay TV Show. (And Whether We Should Call It That.)|Kevin Fallon|January 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Diet members are voicing disapproval and news organizations are standing opposed.Japan’s new Secrets Bill Threatens To Muzzle The Press and Whistleblowers|Jake Adelstein, Nathalie-Kyoko Stucky|November 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
All expert opinion is unanimous in voicing these complaints.Boy Labour and Apprenticeship|Reginald Arthur Bray
On the page where they are voicing idiocy, there are six italicized words in the first column.The Little Cryptogram|J. Gilfin Pyle
I could comfort by voicing the insipid views of our orthodox heaven.Carmen Ariza|Charles Francis Stocking
He is voicing one of the latest pleas of the “advanced” apologists—a plea which is transparently vain and futile.The Churches and Modern Thought|Philip Vivian
Plainly, therefore, these groanings come from human hearts, and as plainly are the Divine Spirit's voicing them.
British Dictionary definitions for voicing
- 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
Derived forms of voicevoicer, noun
Word Origin for voice
Medical definitions for voicing
Idioms and Phrases with voicing
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.