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vo·cal·ise 1

 (vō′kə-lēz′)
n.
An exercise, composition, or arrangement in which a performer sings solmization syllables or other meaningless vocal sounds rather than a text.

[French, from vocaliser, to vocalize, from vocal, vocal, from Old French; see vocal.]

vo·cal·ise 2

 (vō′kə-līz′)
v. Chiefly British
Variant of vocalize.

vocalise

(ˌvəʊkəˈliːz)
n
(Music, other) a musical passage sung upon one vowel as an exercise to develop flexibility and control of pitch and tone; solfeggio

vo•ca•lise1

(ˌvoʊ kəˈliz)

n.
an exercise for the voice with melodic material sung melismatically or to various syllables.
[1870–75; < French]

vo•cal•ise2

(ˈvoʊ kəˌlaɪz)

v.t., v.i. -ised, is•ing.
Chiefly Brit. vocalize.

vocalise


Past participle: vocalised
Gerund: vocalising

Imperative
vocalise
vocalise
Present
I vocalise
you vocalise
he/she/it vocalises
we vocalise
you vocalise
they vocalise
Preterite
I vocalised
you vocalised
he/she/it vocalised
we vocalised
you vocalised
they vocalised
Present Continuous
I am vocalising
you are vocalising
he/she/it is vocalising
we are vocalising
you are vocalising
they are vocalising
Present Perfect
I have vocalised
you have vocalised
he/she/it has vocalised
we have vocalised
you have vocalised
they have vocalised
Past Continuous
I was vocalising
you were vocalising
he/she/it was vocalising
we were vocalising
you were vocalising
they were vocalising
Past Perfect
I had vocalised
you had vocalised
he/she/it had vocalised
we had vocalised
you had vocalised
they had vocalised
Future
I will vocalise
you will vocalise
he/she/it will vocalise
we will vocalise
you will vocalise
they will vocalise
Future Perfect
I will have vocalised
you will have vocalised
he/she/it will have vocalised
we will have vocalised
you will have vocalised
they will have vocalised
Future Continuous
I will be vocalising
you will be vocalising
he/she/it will be vocalising
we will be vocalising
you will be vocalising
they will be vocalising
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been vocalising
you have been vocalising
he/she/it has been vocalising
we have been vocalising
you have been vocalising
they have been vocalising
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been vocalising
you will have been vocalising
he/she/it will have been vocalising
we will have been vocalising
you will have been vocalising
they will have been vocalising
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been vocalising
you had been vocalising
he/she/it had been vocalising
we had been vocalising
you had been vocalising
they had been vocalising
Conditional
I would vocalise
you would vocalise
he/she/it would vocalise
we would vocalise
you would vocalise
they would vocalise
Past Conditional
I would have vocalised
you would have vocalised
he/she/it would have vocalised
we would have vocalised
you would have vocalised
they would have vocalised
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.vocalise - sing (each note a scale or in a melody) with the same vowel
sing - produce tones with the voice; "She was singing while she was cooking"; "My brother sings very well"
2.vocalise - pronounce as a vowel; "between two consonants, this liquid is vowelized"
enounce, enunciate, pronounce, sound out, articulate, say - speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way; "She pronounces French words in a funny way"; "I cannot say `zip wire'"; "Can the child sound out this complicated word?"
3.vocalise - express or state clearlyvocalise - express or state clearly    
say, state, tell - express in words; "He said that he wanted to marry her"; "tell me what is bothering you"; "state your opinion"; "state your name"
4.vocalise - utter with vibrating vocal chordsvocalise - utter with vibrating vocal chords  
enounce, enunciate, pronounce, sound out, articulate, say - speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way; "She pronounces French words in a funny way"; "I cannot say `zip wire'"; "Can the child sound out this complicated word?"
chirk - make a shrill creaking, squeaking, or noise, as of a door, mouse, or bird
quaver, waver - give off unsteady sounds, alternating in amplitude or frequency
5.vocalise - utter speech soundsvocalise - utter speech sounds      
mouth, speak, talk, verbalise, verbalize, utter - express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"
Translations
Vokalise
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