give voice

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Verb1.give voice - put into words or an expressiongive voice - put into words or an expression; "He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees"
ask - direct or put; seek an answer to; "ask a question"
evince, express, show - give expression to; "She showed her disappointment"
lexicalise, lexicalize - make or coin into a word or accept a new word into the lexicon of a language; "The concept expressed by German `Gemuetlichkeit' is not lexicalized in English"
dogmatise, dogmatize - state as a dogma
formularise, formularize - express as a formula
couch, redact, put, frame, cast - formulate in a particular style or language; "I wouldn't put it that way"; "She cast her request in very polite language"
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She shook herself free from him, breathless, consumed with an anger to which she dared not give voice.
In addition, you can give voice to your characters by using the voice and speech recognition module.
Slow Foods give voice to the grower/producer with the hope that if the consumer is informed, then an informed choice will be made when buying one's food.
MIT professor turned anti-terror investigator John Kenner and his aide Sanjong Thapa are the characters that Crichton frequently uses to give voice to his criticisms of global warming.
Hindu Iconoclasts: Rammohun Roy, Dayananda Saravati, And Nineteenth-Century Polemics Against Idolatry by Noel Salmond (Assistant Professor of Humanities and Religion, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) is a serious, scholarly study that asks why would nineteenth-century Hindus, who come from an iconic religious tradition, give voice to the types of declarations and invectives one might more readily attribute to Hebrew prophets or Calvinists?
This is particularly true for educators; they will find that his books give voice to the nagging pit in their stomachs caused by current educational trends.
By using individual cultures, each with its own way of defining the issues, people give voice to that which they think important and do so in a language that has meaning for them.
Now you give voice to a antigay, antiabortion activist without truly challenging his agenda, which is chock-full of hatred, rage, and ignorance.
Faye Porter, NVO Board Chair, said that "by working together their ability will be enhanced to give voice to, and advocate social justice, with Canada's 180,000 voluntary sector organizations.
Brett's spaced, deadpan vocals give voice to hallucinating convenience store clerks, lovers of lost women and farmers who just have to see how deep that bottomless hole out back goes for themselves.
But did we also give voice to the burdens we brought in with us to Mass that day?
This is one of the contradictions Susan Willis mentions: What does it really mean to give voice to someone, or some group of people?