- 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 voicevoicer, nounoutvoice, verb (used with object), out·voiced, out·voic·ing.un·der·voice, noun
Example sentences from the Web for voice
It’s only a sampling, because there are so many voices who have spoken out about injustice through their music, through their actions, through being on the front lines.
Some scooter companies, including Lime, have voiced support for the measure.D.C. Council weighs making it easier for e-scooter riders to collect damages after crashes|Luz Lazo|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
“She was just so strong,” Maggie Engel said, her voice trailing off.Emily Engel-Natzke’s dad was her ‘biggest fan.’ He died of covid-19 before her hockey triumph.|Samantha Pell|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
I haven’t heard that story in my mother’s voice for more than 20 years.Eighty years of memories that will stir readers’ own|Connie Schultz|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Barry McGovern gives brilliant renditions of the Irishman Stoker and of Henry Irving, whose voice here is a thespian thunder.
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
How did Amy Sedaris end up voicing a cat on a Netflix animated series about an aging sitcom horse?Amy Sedaris Is Hollywood's Beloved Rabbit-Loving Comedian Crafter|Kevin Fallon|August 28, 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
Willis founded a new school of reed voicing and exerted an influence that will never die.
He also inaugurated "an entirely new departure in the science of reed voicing."
The manipulation of the mouth and lip to produce the tone desired is called voicing and calls for considerable artistic skill.
In the last half-century the art of reed voicing has been entirely revolutionized.
The French school of reed voicing, led by Cavaill-Coll, has produced several varieties that have become celebrated.
British Dictionary definitions for voice
- 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 voice
Idioms and Phrases with 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.