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vo·cal·ize

 (vō′kə-līz′)
v. vo·cal·ized, vo·cal·iz·ing, vo·cal·iz·es
v.tr.
1. To produce by using the vocal organs: "I said these things out loud, actually vocalized the words" (Joan Didion).
2. To give voice to; articulate: a poem that vocalizes popular sentiment.
3. To mark (a vowelless Hebrew text, for example) with vowel points.
4. Linguistics
a. To change (a consonant) into a vowel during articulation.
b. To voice.
v.intr.
1.
a. To use the vocal organs to produce sounds: birds that vocalize in flight.
b. To use another organ, such as a swim bladder, to produce sounds.
c. Music To sing.
2. Linguistics To be changed into a vowel.

vo′cal·i·za′tion (-kə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
vo′cal·iz′er n.

vocalize

(ˈvəʊkəˌlaɪz) or

vocalise

vb
1. to express with or use the voice; articulate (a speech, song, etc)
2. (tr) to make vocal or articulate
3. (Phonetics & Phonology) (tr) phonetics
a. to articulate (a speech sound) with voice
b. to change (a consonant) into a vowel
4. (Letters of the Alphabet (Foreign)) another word for vowelize
5. (Music, other) (intr) to sing a melody on a vowel, etc
ˌvocaliˈzation, ˌvocaliˈsation n
ˈvocalˌizer, ˈvocalˌiser n

vo•cal•ize

(ˈvoʊ kəˌlaɪz)

v. -ized, -iz•ing. v.t.
1. to make vocal; utter; articulate.
2. to endow with a voice; cause to utter.
3.
a. to change into a vowel sound.
b. to voice.
4. to vowelize.
v.i.
5. to utter sounds using the vocal organs.
6.
a. to sing.
b. to sing without uttering words.
[1660–70]
vo`cal•i•za′tion, n.
vo′cal•iz`er, n.

vocalize


Past participle: vocalized
Gerund: vocalizing

Imperative
vocalize
vocalize
Present
I vocalize
you vocalize
he/she/it vocalizes
we vocalize
you vocalize
they vocalize
Preterite
I vocalized
you vocalized
he/she/it vocalized
we vocalized
you vocalized
they vocalized
Present Continuous
I am vocalizing
you are vocalizing
he/she/it is vocalizing
we are vocalizing
you are vocalizing
they are vocalizing
Present Perfect
I have vocalized
you have vocalized
he/she/it has vocalized
we have vocalized
you have vocalized
they have vocalized
Past Continuous
I was vocalizing
you were vocalizing
he/she/it was vocalizing
we were vocalizing
you were vocalizing
they were vocalizing
Past Perfect
I had vocalized
you had vocalized
he/she/it had vocalized
we had vocalized
you had vocalized
they had vocalized
Future
I will vocalize
you will vocalize
he/she/it will vocalize
we will vocalize
you will vocalize
they will vocalize
Future Perfect
I will have vocalized
you will have vocalized
he/she/it will have vocalized
we will have vocalized
you will have vocalized
they will have vocalized
Future Continuous
I will be vocalizing
you will be vocalizing
he/she/it will be vocalizing
we will be vocalizing
you will be vocalizing
they will be vocalizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been vocalizing
you have been vocalizing
he/she/it has been vocalizing
we have been vocalizing
you have been vocalizing
they have been vocalizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been vocalizing
you will have been vocalizing
he/she/it will have been vocalizing
we will have been vocalizing
you will have been vocalizing
they will have been vocalizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been vocalizing
you had been vocalizing
he/she/it had been vocalizing
we had been vocalizing
you had been vocalizing
they had been vocalizing
Conditional
I would vocalize
you would vocalize
he/she/it would vocalize
we would vocalize
you would vocalize
they would vocalize
Past Conditional
I would have vocalized
you would have vocalized
he/she/it would have vocalized
we would have vocalized
you would have vocalized
they would have vocalized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.vocalize - utter with vibrating vocal chordsvocalize - 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
2.vocalize - 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"
3.vocalize - 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?"
4.vocalize - express or state clearlyvocalize - 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"
5.vocalize - utter speech soundsvocalize - utter speech sounds      
mouth, speak, talk, verbalise, verbalize, utter - express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"

vocalize

verb
1. To produce or make (speech sounds):
2. To put into words:
Idiom: give tongue to.
3. To express oneself in speech:
Idioms: open one's mouth, put in words, wag one's tongue.
4. To utter words or sounds in musical tones:
Archaic: tune.
Translations

vocalize

[ˈvəʊkəlaɪz]
A. VTvocalizar
B. VIvocalizarse

vocalize

[ˈvəʊkəlaɪz] vocalise (British) vt
(= express) [+ feelings, beliefs] → exprimer
[+ sound, music] → vocaliser sur

vocalize

vt
thoughtsaussprechen, Ausdruck verleihen (+dat); feelingszum Ausdruck bringen
(Phon) consonantvokalisieren

vocalize

[ˈvəʊkəˌlaɪz] vt (Ling) → vocalizzare (frm) (opinions) → esprimere, dar voce a
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