- 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).
Words nearby voice
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
British Dictionary definitions for with one 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
Medicine definitions for with one voice
Idioms and Phrases with with one voice (1 of 2)
Unanimously, in complete agreement, as in The board rejected the proposal with one voice. [Late 1300s] For synonyms, see as one; to a man.
Idioms and Phrases with with one voice (2 of 2)
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.