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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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ON the Balochistan High Court's orders, the recent announcement to cancel the registration of 62 trade unions is yet another blow to workers' right to vocalise, defend and organise for their interests.
The Art of the the Vocalise. Part III--Course of High Difficulty.
Children from Broughton Primary School read the poem, If, by Rudyard Kipling and the local choir, Vocalise, provided entertainment.
"When they do this destabilising behaviour, it is important that we vocalise this because it is not in their interest and certainly not in the interest of peace and stability which is what we seek.
The next masterpiece that will be presented during this concert program is "Vocalise" written by another giant of Russian classical music Sergei Rachmaninoff.
Her program: Rachmaninoff/Kocsis' Vocalise, Schubert's Piano Sonata in B-flat major, D.960 and Brahms' Seven Fantasies, Op.116.
"It will encourage more women to vocalise their opinions at a time when Wales needs a strong voice," she said.
Some guys vocalise things and if you give away a penalty or something like that, they'll get in to you.
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When Palestinian workers complain or vocalise their agitation, they are met with tear gas from Israeli soldiers.
Gliere's Concerto, heard in a reduction for piano accompaniment from its original 1943 version with orchestra, is very much in the tradition of Rachmaninoff's Vocalise. In two movements, it opens with a svelte and lyrical Andante (there is a lovely YouTube video of Anna Netrebko singing the orchestral version) and a virtuosic Allegro, where Munger is in her element.