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.
It's my dream and passion to give voice to stories of using courage to do great things in the world and to give voice to the unspeakable," said Sasson.
Bishops will meet in groups of 40 or 50 to help give voice to those who aren't comfortable with parliamentary procedure.
Data fell into the following six emergent dimensions of constructivist/inquiry-based dialogue: 1) awareness and sensitivity to context 2) empowering and give voice 3) finding commonalities and building on diversity of understandings present 4) dynamic feedback processes guiding change 5) learning serving development of coherent frameworks to guide decision-making and 6) constructing a caring and interdependent sense of community.
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.
In addition, you can give voice to your characters by using the voice and speech recognition module.
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?
Now you give voice to a antigay, antiabortion activist without truly challenging his agenda, which is chock-full of hatred, rage, and ignorance.
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.
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.