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voice

 (vois)
n.
1.
a. The sound produced by the vocal organs of a vertebrate, especially a human.
b. The ability to produce such sounds: He has laryngitis and has lost his voice.
c. The mind as it produces verbal thoughts: listening to the voice within.
2. A specified quality, condition, or pitch of vocal sound: a hoarse voice; the announcer's booming voice.
3. Linguistics Expiration of air through vibrating vocal cords, used in the production of vowels and voiced consonants.
4. A sound resembling or reminiscent of vocal utterance: the murmuring voice of the forest.
5. Music
a. Musical sound produced by vibration of the human vocal cords and resonated within the throat and head cavities.
b. The quality or condition of a person's singing: a baritone in excellent voice.
c. A singer: a choir of excellent voices.
d. One of the individual vocal or instrumental parts or strands in a composition: a fugue for four voices; string voices carrying the melody. Also called voice part.
6.
a. Expression; utterance: gave voice to their feelings at the meeting.
b. A medium or agency of expression: a newsletter that serves as a neighborhood voice.
c. The right or opportunity to express a choice or opinion: a territory that has a voice, but not a vote, in Congress.
7. Grammar A property of verbs or a set of verb inflections indicating the relation between the subject and the action expressed by the verb: "Birds build nests" uses the active voice; "nests built by birds" uses the passive voice. Also called diathesis.
8. The distinctive style or manner of expression of an author or of a character in a book.
tr.v. voiced, voic·ing, voic·es
1. To give expression to; utter: voice a grievance.
2. Linguistics To pronounce with vibration of the vocal cords.
3. Music
a. To provide (a composition) with voice parts.
b. To regulate the tone of (the pipes of an organ, for example).
4. To provide the voice for (a cartoon character or show, for example): The animated series was voiced by famous actors.
Idioms:
at the top of (one's) voice
As loudly as one's voice will allow.
with one voice
In complete agreement; unanimously.

[Middle English, from Old French vois, from Latin vōx, vōc-; see wekw- in Indo-European roots.]
Synonyms: voice, express, air, vent1
These verbs mean to give outlet to thoughts or emotions. Voice denotes the verbal expression of an outlook or viewpoint: The lawyer voiced her satisfaction with the verdict. Express, a more comprehensive term, refers to both verbal and nonverbal communication: found the precise words to express her idea; expressed his affection with a hug. To air is to make one's feelings, beliefs, or ideas known to others: They aired their differences during dinner. To vent is to unburden oneself of a strong pent-up emotion: The candidate vented her frustrations over her opponent's unfair attacks.

voice

(vɔɪs)
n
1. (Physiology) the sound made by the vibration of the vocal cords, esp when modified by the resonant effect of the tongue and mouth. See also speech
2. the natural and distinctive tone of the speech sounds characteristic of a particular person: nobody could mistake his voice.
3. the condition, quality, effectiveness, or tone of such sounds: a hysterical voice.
4. (Music, other) the musical sound of a singing voice, with respect to its quality or tone: she has a lovely voice.
5. (Music, other) the ability to speak, sing, etc: he has lost his voice.
6. a sound resembling or suggestive of vocal utterance: the voice of the sea; the voice of hard experience.
7. written or spoken expression, as of feeling, opinion, etc (esp in the phrase give voice to)
8. a stated choice, wish, or opinion or the power or right to have an opinion heard and considered: to give someone a voice in a decision.
9. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a distinctive style of writing: she writes with an unsentimental voice.
10. an agency through which is communicated another's purpose, policy, etc: such groups are the voice of our enemies.
11. (Music, other) music
a. musical notes produced by vibrations of the vocal cords at various frequencies and in certain registers: a tenor voice.
b. (in harmony) an independent melodic line or part: a fugue in five voices.
12. (Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics the sound characterizing the articulation of several speech sounds, including all vowels or sonants, that is produced when the vocal cords make loose contact with each other and are set in vibration by the breath as it forces its way through the glottis
13. (Grammar) grammar a category of the verb or verbal inflections that expresses whether the relation between the subject and the verb is that of agent and action, action and recipient, or some other relation. See active5, passive5, middle5
14. obsolete rumour
15. (foll by of) obsolete fame; renown
16. (Music, other) in voice in a condition to sing or speak well
17. (Music, other) out of voice with the voice temporarily in a poor condition, esp for singing
18. with one voice unanimously
vb (tr)
19. to utter in words; give expression to: to voice a complaint.
20. (Phonetics & Phonology) to articulate (a speech sound) with voice
21. (Music, other) music to adjust (a wind instrument or organ pipe) so that it conforms to the correct standards of tone colour, pitch, etc
22. (Film) to provide the voice for (a puppet or cartoon character) in an animated film
[C13: from Old French voiz, from Latin vōx]
ˈvoicer n

voice

(vɔɪs)

n., v. voiced, voic•ing. n.
1. the sound or sounds uttered through the mouth of living creatures, esp. of human beings in speaking, singing, etc.
2. the faculty or power of uttering sounds through the mouth by the controlled expulsion of air; speech: to lose one's voice.
3. such sounds as distinctive to an individual.
4. such sounds with reference to their character or quality.
5. the condition or effectiveness of the voice for speaking or singing: to be in poor voice.
6. a sound likened to or resembling vocal utterance.
7. something likened to speech as conveying impressions to the mind: the voice of one's conscience.
8. expression in words or by other means: to give voice to one's disapproval.
9. the right to present and receive consideration of one's desires or opinions: to have a voice in company policy.
10. an expressed opinion, choice, will, or desire: the voice of the people.
11. a person or other agency through which something is expressed or revealed: the voice of doom.
12. a person or other agency through which the views of another person or a group are expressed: the voice of the opposition.
13. a singer: He is one of the great voices in opera.
14. a melodic part in a musical composition: a fugue with three voices.
15. the audible result produced by vibration of the vocal cords as air is expelled from the lungs.
16. a category or set of categories of the verb used to indicate the relation of the subject to the verb as performer, undergoer, or beneficiary of its action, and indicated by verbal inflection or by syntactic devices: the active voice; the passive voice.
17. the finer regulation, as of intensity and color, in tuning, esp. of a piano or organ.
v.t.
18. to give utterance or expression to; declare; proclaim.
19. to regulate the tone of, as the pipes of an organ.
20. to utter with the voice.
21. to pronounce with vibration of the vocal cords.
Idioms:
with one voice, in accord; unanimously.
[1250–1300; Middle English (n.) < Anglo-French voiz, voice (Old French voiz, vois) < Latin vōcem, acc. of vōx; akin to vocāre to call, Greek óps voice, épos word (see epic), Skt vakti (he) speaks]
voic′er, n.

Voice(s)

 

See Also: CRYING; GROANS AND WHISPERS; SINGING; VOICE, EFFECT OF; VOICE, HARSH; VOICE, MONOTONOUS; VOICE, MUSIC-RELATED; VOICE, SOFT

  1. (Voice … ) artificial, like paper flowers or the cheapest kind of greasepaint —Heinrich Boll

    See Also: REALNESS/UNREALNESS

  2. Bitterness had come through into her voice, buzzing like a wasp —Ross Macdonald
  3. A cold voice … like a big freezer that whines slowly and precisely —Ariel Dorfman
  4. A deep quiet voice like wrapped thunder —Loren D. Estleman
  5. A disagreeable voice like the grating of broken glass —Aharon Megged
  6. A frank, vaguely rural voice more or less like a used car salesman —Richard Ford
  7. A frosty sparkle in his voice that presupposed opposition —like the feint of a boxer getting ready —Willa Cather
  8. A grand rolling voice, like the sound of an underground train in the distance —Frank Swinnerton
  9. Her tone clicked like pennies —Ross Macdonald
  10. Her voice bristled like a black cat’s fur —John Updike
  11. Her voice burst from her like a bubble of blood from her mouth —Marge Piercy
  12. Her voice was like the mirrored wind chimes in a lost lake house of long ago —John MacDonald
  13. Her voice was rich and dark like good brandy, yet somehow lively too, like the very best champagne —George Garrett
  14. High chirpy voice like a cricket —Marge Piercy
  15. His voice was somehow familiar, yet … it had a quality that made it unrecognizable, like one’s own dress worn by someone else —L. P. Hartley
  16. (Skinner was ready to melt with sweetness;) his tone sounded like Romeo in the balcony scene —Rex Stout
  17. His voice rumbled like a bumblebee in a dry gourd —Nelson Algren
  18. In old age her voice had become thin as a bird’s —Pauline Smith
  19. His voice tremored defiantly, like that of a man presenting doubtful credentials at a bank —Hortense Calisher
  20. It [her voice] sprang from her mouth like water from a spring —Guy De Maupassant
  21. Loud enthusiastic voices like the Amens said in country churches —Flannery O’Connor
  22. A loud, hurrying voice, like the bell of a steamboat —Henry James
  23. Muffled voices sobbed like foghorns —Kay Boyle
  24. Official-sounding, something like a radio announcer —Bobbie Ann Mason
  25. Raised his voice like an auctioneer’s —Truman Capote
  26. Talked like she had a Jew’s harp struck in her throat —Will Weaver
  27. A terrible edge to her voice like a line of force holding back a flood —R. Wright Campbell
  28. Urgent tone, like a buzzer —Daphne Merkin
  29. Voice … like a ship lost at sea —Mike Fredman
  30. Voice … whining and self-pitying, like some teenage-tragedy song —Bobbie Ann Mason
  31. Voice and lecturing style … like a chilled aperitif: enticing you to the main course —Robert Goddard
  32. Voice as confidential as that of a family doctor —Donald MacKenzie
  33. Voice as freshly perked as morning coffee —Patricia Leigh Brown, New York Times, June 12, 1986
  34. Voice as intimate as the rustle of sheets —Dorothy Parker
  35. Voice as lonely as the stars —Justin Scott
  36. A voice as warm and tender as a wound —Julian Symons
  37. Voice … blunt as a blow —Ben Ames Williams
  38. Voice … both jarring and vulnerable: like a bloodshot eye —Tom Robbins
  39. Voice burst up and broke like boiling water —Cynthia Ozick
  40. Voice clear as a bell, yet slithery with innuendo, it leaped like a deer, slipped like a snake —Norman Mailer
  41. Voice … clear-pitched like an actor’s —Christopher Isherwood
  42. Voice … clenched like a fist —Borden Deal
  43. Voice … controlled, chilly, beautiful, like a hillside spring on an August afternoon —F. van Wyck Mason
  44. Voice … flavored with a stout sweetness as though her words were sopped in rich, old wine —Jean Stafford
  45. Voice … high and clear as running water over a settled stream bed —Sherley Anne Williams
  46. Voice … jaggedly precise … as if every word emitted a quick white thread of great purity, like hard silk, which she was then obliged to bite clearly off —Cynthia Ozick
  47. A voice light and soaring, like a lark’s —Joseph Conrad
  48. A voice like a bird —Marge Piercy
  49. Voice … like a dull whip —Ayn Rand
  50. Voice like a gurgling water pipe —Hugh Walpole
  51. Voice like an iron bell —Peter Meinke
  52. Voice like a parrot’s scream —Robert Campbell
  53. Voice … like a wind chime rattling —Louise Erdrich
  54. A voice like blowing down an empty straw —Helen Hudson
  55. Voice like butter when he wanted something from you and poison if you got in the way (of story character’s 15% commission) —Victor Canning
  56. Voice … like gravel spread with honey —Jay Mclnerney
  57. Voice like ice —Raymond Chandler
  58. Voice … like saw grass when the edges duel in the wind blowing over swampland —Lael Tucker Wertenbaker
  59. (Ask weakly. His) voice like that of a child being squeezed in wrestling and asking for mercy —John Updike
  60. Voice … like that of a helpless orphan —Ignazio Silone
  61. Voice … like the tolling of a funeral bell —Paule Marshall
  62. A voice like the stuff they use to line summer clouds with —Raymond Chandler
  63. Voice … like the uncanny, unhuman gibber of new wine fermenting in a vat —W. Somerset Maugham
  64. Voice … like thin ice breaking —James Thurber
  65. Voice … opulent and vast like an actor’s —Arthur A. Cohen
  66. A voice queerly pitched, like a parrot’s —Mary McCarthy
  67. A voice rich as chocolate —David Tuller, New York Times, August 24, 1986
  68. Voice roaring like the inside of a shell —Susan Neville
  69. Voice … rough-smooth, like velvet dragged over fine sandpaper —Loren D. Estleman
  70. (Our dried) voices (when we whisper together) are quiet and meaningless as wind in dry grass —T. S. Eliot
  71. Voices [of ball field vendors] like crows crowing —W. P. Kinsella
  72. Voices like gongs reverberate in the mind —C. S. Lewis
  73. Voices [of children] … like the fluttering of wings —Anon
  74. Voices like uniforms, tinny, meaningless … voices that they brandish like weapons —Jean Rhys
  75. Voice … smooth as cheesecake, sweet and proper —Patricia Henley
  76. Voice smooth as whipping cream —Harvey Swados
  77. Voice … so low it sounded like a roll of thunder —Maya Angelou
  78. (He had spoken with taut control, and his) voice sounding like the steady firmness of a cello muted in the minor mode —Arthur A. Cohen
  79. Voices … went mad, like a chorus of frogs on a spring evening —D. H. Lawrence
  80. A voice that boomed and echoed, like a man standing under a bridge, ankle-deep in rushing water —Paige Mitchell
  81. Voice thin and distinct as a distant owl’s call —John Updike
  82. Voice … very sweetly piercing, like the sight of the moon in winter —Angela Carter
  83. A warm voice … quivering like corn in a light summer wind —Aharon Megged
  84. Worry remained suspended in her voice like a fly in amber —Jonathan Kellerman

voice


Past participle: voiced
Gerund: voicing

Imperative
voice
voice
Present
I voice
you voice
he/she/it voices
we voice
you voice
they voice
Preterite
I voiced
you voiced
he/she/it voiced
we voiced
you voiced
they voiced
Present Continuous
I am voicing
you are voicing
he/she/it is voicing
we are voicing
you are voicing
they are voicing
Present Perfect
I have voiced
you have voiced
he/she/it has voiced
we have voiced
you have voiced
they have voiced
Past Continuous
I was voicing
you were voicing
he/she/it was voicing
we were voicing
you were voicing
they were voicing
Past Perfect
I had voiced
you had voiced
he/she/it had voiced
we had voiced
you had voiced
they had voiced
Future
I will voice
you will voice
he/she/it will voice
we will voice
you will voice
they will voice
Future Perfect
I will have voiced
you will have voiced
he/she/it will have voiced
we will have voiced
you will have voiced
they will have voiced
Future Continuous
I will be voicing
you will be voicing
he/she/it will be voicing
we will be voicing
you will be voicing
they will be voicing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been voicing
you have been voicing
he/she/it has been voicing
we have been voicing
you have been voicing
they have been voicing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been voicing
you will have been voicing
he/she/it will have been voicing
we will have been voicing
you will have been voicing
they will have been voicing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been voicing
you had been voicing
he/she/it had been voicing
we had been voicing
you had been voicing
they had been voicing
Conditional
I would voice
you would voice
he/she/it would voice
we would voice
you would voice
they would voice
Past Conditional
I would have voiced
you would have voiced
he/she/it would have voiced
we would have voiced
you would have voiced
they would have voiced
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.voice - the distinctive quality or pitch or condition of a person's speechvoice - the distinctive quality or pitch or condition of a person's speech; "A shrill voice sounded behind us"
sound - the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause; "the sound of rain on the roof"; "the beautiful sound of music"
androglossia - a woman's voice with male qualities
2.voice - the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract; "a singer takes good care of his voice"; "the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations"
communication - something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups
singing voice - the musical quality of the voice while singing
sprechgesang, sprechstimme - a style of dramatic vocalization between singing and speaking
voice over - the voice on an unseen commentator in a film of television program
3.voice - a sound suggestive of a vocal utterance; "the noisy voice of the waterfall"; "the incessant voices of the artillery"
sound - the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound awakened them"
4.voice - expressing in coherent verbal formvoice - expressing in coherent verbal form; "the articulation of my feelings"; "I gave voice to my feelings"
verbal expression, verbalism, expression - the communication (in speech or writing) of your beliefs or opinions; "expressions of good will"; "he helped me find verbal expression for my ideas"; "the idea was immediate but the verbalism took hours"
5.voice - a means or agency by which something is expressed or communicated; "the voice of the law"; "the Times is not the voice of New York"; "conservatism has many voices"
means, way, agency - how a result is obtained or an end is achieved; "a means of control"; "an example is the best agency of instruction"; "the true way to success"
6.voice - something suggestive of speech in being a medium of expression; "the wee small voice of conscience"; "the voice of experience"; "he said his voices told him to do it"
communication - something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups
7.voice - (metonymy) a singervoice - (metonymy) a singer; "he wanted to hear trained voices sing it"
metonymy - substituting the name of an attribute or feature for the name of the thing itself (as in `they counted heads')
singer, vocalist, vocalizer, vocaliser - a person who sings
8.voice - an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose; "the meeting was attended by spokespersons for all the major organs of government"
advocate, advocator, exponent, proponent - a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
ambassador - an informal representative; "an ambassador of good will"
flack, flack catcher, flak, flak catcher - a slick spokesperson who can turn any criticism to the advantage of their employer
mouthpiece, mouth - a spokesperson (as a lawyer)
spokesman - a male spokesperson
spokeswoman - a female spokesperson
9.voice - the ability to speak; "he lost his voice"
physical ability - the ability to perform some physical act; contrasting with mental ability
lung-power - the ability to speak loudly
10.voice - (linguistics) the grammatical relation (active or passive) of the grammatical subject of a verb to the action that the verb denotes
linguistics - the scientific study of language
grammatical relation - a linguistic relation established by grammar
active voice, active - the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb; "`The boy threw the ball' uses the active voice"
passive, passive voice - the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is the recipient (not the source) of the action denoted by the verb; "`The ball was thrown by the boy' uses the passive voice"; "`The ball was thrown' is an abbreviated passive"
11.voice - the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music; "he tried to sing the tenor part"
melodic line, melodic phrase, melody, tune, strain, air, line - a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence; "she was humming an air from Beethoven"
primo - the principal part of a duet (especially a piano duet)
secondo - the second or lower part of a duet (especially a piano duet)
voice part - a part written for a singer
musical accompaniment, accompaniment, backup, support - a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts
bass part, bass - the lowest part in polyphonic music
Verb1.voice - give voice to; "He voiced his concern"
give tongue to, utter, express, verbalise, verbalize - articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise; "She expressed her anger"; "He uttered a curse"
2.voice - utter with vibrating vocal chordsvoice - 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
devoice - utter with tense vocal chords

voice

noun
1. tone, sound, language, articulation, power of speech Miriam's voice was strangely calm.
2. utterance, expression, words, airing, vocalization, verbalization The crowd gave voice to their anger.
3. opinion, will, feeling, wish, desire the voice of the opposition
4. say, part, view, decision, vote, comment, input Our employees have no voice in how our company is run.
5. instrument, medium, spokesman or spokeswoman, agency, channel, vehicle, organ, spokesperson, intermediary, mouthpiece He claims to be the voice of the people.
verb
1. express, say, declare, air, raise, table, reveal, mention, mouth, assert, pronounce, utter, articulate, come out with (informal), divulge, ventilate, enunciate, put into words, vocalize, give expression or utterance to Scientists have voiced concern that the disease could be passed to humans.
Related words
adjective vocal

voice

noun
1. A person who sings:
2. The act or an instance of expressing in words:
3. The right or chance to express an opinion or participate in a decision:
Informal: say-so.
verb
To put into words:
Idiom: give tongue to.
Translations
صَوْتصَوْت، رأي، تَعْبيريُسْمِعُ صَوْتايُعَبِّر عنصوت
veu
hlasvyjádřitvyslovit zněleznělostrod
stemmeudtaleviljeformgive udtryk for
ekkriisonigivoĉivoĉo
äänimielipidepääluokka
glas
hanghangot adkifejezkimondzöngésen ejt
álit, vilji; röddraddarödd, rómurtjá, láta í ljós
声に出す声をあげる有声音
목소리
balso paštasgerai dainuotiprarasti balsąskambiai kalbėtisuskardinti
balssizrunāt balsīgiizteikt
hlasvysloviť znelo
glas
röststämmatalavilja
เสียงพูด เสียงร้อง
sessesletmeksöylemektelâffuz etmekdüşünce
giọng nói

voice

[vɔɪs]
A. N
1. (= sound, faculty of speech) → voz f
I didn't recognize your voiceno he reconocido tu voz
her voice sounded coldse notaba un dejo de frialdad en su voz
man's/woman's voicevoz de hombre/mujer
if you carry on shouting, you won't have any voice leftsi sigues gritando te vas a quedar afónica or sin voz
he is a voice (crying) in the wildernessestá predicando en el desierto
he added his voice to opposition criticsunió su voz a las críticas de la oposición
to find one's voice (lit) → recuperar el habla (fig) → encontrar su medio de expresión
to give voice to sth (frm) → dar expresión a algo
to hear voicesoír voces
human voicevoz f humana
in a deep voiceen tono grave
in a loud/low voiceen voz alta/baja
in a small voicecon voz queda
inner voicevoz f interior
a voice inside meuna voz en mi interior
if you don't keep your voices down, you'll have to leavesi no hablan más bajo tendrán que irse
keep your voice down!¡no levantes la voz!
to lose one's voicequedarse afónico or sin voz
to lower one's voicebajar la voz
to raise one's voicealzar or levantar la voz
the voice of reasonla voz de la razón
at the top of one's voicea voz en grito, a voz en cuello
he yelled at the top of his voicegritó con todas sus fuerzas or a voz en cuello
to speak with one voice (about sth)expresar una opinión unánime (con respecto a algo)
to like the sound of one's own voice he does like the sound of his own voicecómo le gusta oírse hablar
see also throw, tone
2. (Mus) → voz f
she has a beautiful (singing) voicetiene una voz preciosa (para el canto), canta muy bien
a piece for voice and pianouna pieza para voz y piano
bass/contralto/soprano/tenor voicevoz f de bajo/contralto/soprano/tenor
to be in good voiceestar bien de voz
3. (= opinion) → voz f
the voice of the people/nationla voz del pueblo/de la nación
to have a/no voice in the mattertener/no tener voz en el asunto
there were no dissenting voicesno hubo opiniones en contra
she is a respected voice in the women's movementes una voz respetada dentro del movimiento feminista
4. (= spokesperson) → portavoz mf
5. (Phon) → sonoridad f
6. (Gram) active/passive voicevoz f activa/pasiva
in the active/passive voiceen (voz) activa/pasiva
B. VT
1. [+ opinion, feelings, concern, support] → expresar
he felt obliged to voice his opposition to the warse sintió obligado a expresar su oposición a la guerra
2. (Phon) [+ consonant] → sonorizar
3. (Mus) [+ wind instrument] → templar
C. CPD voice box Nlaringe f
voice mail N (Telec) → buzón m de voz
voice part N (Mus) → parte f cantable
voice production Nproducción f de voz
voice range Nregistro m de voz
voice recognition Nreconocimiento m de la voz
voice synthesis Nsíntesis f de voz
voice synthesizer Nsintetizador m de voz
voice training Neducación f de la voz
voice vote N (US) (Pol) → voto m oral

voice

[ˈvɔɪs]
n
(= speaking or singing sound) → voix f
in a loud voice → à voix haute
in a soft voice → à voix basse
in a low voice → à voix basse
to keep one's voice down → baisser le ton
to lose one's voice → perdre la voix
to raise one's voice → hausser la voix
to lower one's voice → baisser la voix
at the top of one's voice → à tue-tête
(= opinion) → voix f
to have a voice in sth → avoir son mot à dire dans qch
to give voice to sth → exprimer qch
with one voice → d'une seule voix
(LINGUISTICS)voix f
the active voice → la voix active
the passive voice → la voix passive
vt [+ opinion] → exprimer, formuler; [+ anger, concern] → faire part devoice-activated [ˌvɔɪsˈæktɪveɪtɪd] adjà commande vocalevoice box nlarynx mvoice mail n
(system)messagerie f vocale
(device)boîte f vocalevoice-over [ˈvɔɪsəʊvər] n(commentaire m en) voix f offvoice recognition nreconnaissance f vocale

voice

n
(= faculty of speech, Mus, fig) → Stimme f; to lose one’s voicedie Stimme verlieren; I’ve lost my voiceich habe keine Stimme mehr; to find one’s voicesich (dat)Gehör verschaffen; she hasn’t got much of a voicesie hat keine besonders gute Stimme; to be in good/poor voicegut/nicht gut bei Stimme sein; in a deep voicemit tiefer Stimme; in a low voiceleise, mit leiser Stimme; to like the sound of one’s own voicesich gern(e) reden hören; his voice has brokener hat den Stimmbruch hinter sich; tenor voiceTenor m; bass voiceBass m; a piece for voice and pianoein Gesangsstück ntmit Klavierbegleitung; with one voiceeinstimmig; to give voice to somethingetw aussprechen, einer Sache (dat)Ausdruck verleihen; the Voice of America (Rad) → die Stimme Amerikas
(fig: = say) we have a/no voice in the matterwir haben in dieser Angelegenheit ein/kein Mitspracherecht
(Gram) → Aktionsart f, → Genus (verbi) nt; the active/passive voicedas Aktiv/Passiv
(Phon) → Stimmhaftigkeit f; plus voicestimmhaft
vt
(= express) feelings, opinionzum Ausdruck bringen

voice

:
voiceless
adj
stumm; in a voice whispermit lautlosem Flüstern
(= having no say)ohne Mitspracherecht
(Phon) consonantstimmlos
voice mail
nVoicemail f, → Voice-Mail f
voice-operated
adjsprachgesteuert
voice-over
nFilmkommentar m
voice part
n the voices (Mus) → die Singstimmen pl
voice production
nStimmbildung f
voice projection
nStimmresonanz f
voice range
nStimmumfang m
voice recognition
nSpracherkennung f
voice synthesizer
nSprachsynthesizer m

voice

[vɔɪs]
1. n (gen) (Gram) → voce f
to lose one's voice → perdere la voce
she is in fine voice again → ha riacquistato la sua bella voce
in a loud/soft voice → a voce alta/bassa
at the top of one's voice → a tutta voce, con quanta voce si ha in gola or in corpo
with one voice → all'unisono
to have a voice in the matter → aver voce in capitolo
to give voice to → esprimere
2. vt (feelings, opinions) → esprimere

voice

(vois) noun
1. the sounds from the mouth made in speaking or singing. He has a very deep voice; He spoke in a quiet/loud/angry/kind voice.
2. the voice regarded as the means of expressing opinion. The voice of the people should not be ignored; the voice of reason/conscience.
verb
1. to express (feelings etc). He voiced the discontent of the whole group.
2. to produce the sound of (especially a consonant) with a vibration of the vocal cords as well as with the breath. `Th' should be voiced in `this' but not in `think'.
voiced adjective
(negative unvoiced).
ˈvoiceless adjective
voice mail noun
a system that stores telephone messages for subscribers to this service.
be in good voice
to have one's voice in good condition for singing or speaking. The choir was in good voice tonight.
lose one's voice
to be unable to speak eg because of having a cold, sore throat etc. When I had 'flu I lost my voice for three days.
raise one's voice
to speak more loudly than normal especially in anger. I don't want to have to raise my voice to you again.

voice

صَوْت hlas stemme Stimme φωνή voz ääni voix glas voce 목소리 stem stemme głos voz голос röst เสียงพูด เสียงร้อง ses giọng nói 声音

voice

n. voz;
___ losspérdida de la ___.

voice

n voz f; to hear voices (psych) oír or escuchar voces
References in classic literature ?
Elizabeth, or Beth, as everyone called her, was a rosy, smooth- haired, bright-eyed girl of thirteen, with a shy manner, a timid voice, and a ;peaceful expression which was seldom disturbed.
Glad to find you so merry, my girls," said a cheery voice at the door, and actors and audience turned to welcome a tall, motherly lady with a `can I help you' look about her which was truly delightful.
March broke the silence that followed Jo's words, by saying in her cheery voice, "Do you remember how you used to play Pilgrims Progress when you were little things?
Meg had a voice like a flute, and she and herr mother led the little choir.
The first sound in the morning was her voice as she went about the house singing like a lark, and the last sound at night was the same cheery sound, for the girls never grew too old for that familiar lullaby.
Birds in their little nests agree," sang Beth, the peacemaker, with such a funny face that both sharp voices softened to a laugh, and the "pecking" ended for that time.
Oh, you Wing Biddlebaum, comb your hair, it's falling into your eyes," commanded the voice to the man, who was bald and whose ner- vous little hands fiddled about the bare white fore- head as though arranging a mass of tangled locks.
The voice that had been low and trembling became shrill and loud.
His voice became soft and reminiscent, and with a sigh of contentment he launched into a long rambling talk, speaking as one lost in a dream.
Some- thing new and bold came into the voice that talked.
Simply, voice recognition software allows computer users to speak commands into their computers--such as "open file"--via a microphone to complete the task.
The service requirements remain the same; ensure the same high level of service for voice quality that the subscriber has always enjoyed.