Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun vocal

2 senses of vocal

Sense 1
vocal music, vocal -- (music intended to be performed by one or more singers, usually with instrumental accompaniment)
       => music -- (an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner)

Sense 2
song, vocal -- (a short musical composition with words; "a successful musical must have at least three good songs")
       => musical composition, opus, composition, piece, piece of music -- (a musical work that has been created; "the composition is written in four movements")

Antonyms of adj vocal

3 of 4 senses of vocal

Sense 1
vocal (vs. instrumental) -- (relating to or designed for or using the singing voice; "vocal technique"; "the vocal repertoire"; "organized a vocal group to sing his compositions")

instrumental (vs. vocal) -- (relating to or designed for or performed on musical instruments; "instrumental compositions"; "an instrumental ensemble")

Sense 3
outspoken, vocal -- (given to expressing yourself freely or insistently; "outspoken in their opposition to segregation"; "a vocal assembly")

INDIRECT (VIA communicative) -> uncommunicative, incommunicative -- (not inclined to talk or give information or express opinions)

Sense 4
vocal -- (full of the sound of voices; "a playground vocal with the shouts and laughter of children")

INDIRECT (VIA loud) -> soft -- ((of sound) relatively low in volume; "soft voices"; "soft music")

Similarity of adj vocal

4 senses of vocal

Sense 1
vocal (vs. instrumental) -- (relating to or designed for or using the singing voice; "vocal technique"; "the vocal repertoire"; "organized a vocal group to sing his compositions")

Sense 2
vocal -- (having or using the power to produce speech or sound; "vocal organs"; "all vocal beings hymned their praise")

Sense 3
outspoken, vocal -- (given to expressing yourself freely or insistently; "outspoken in their opposition to segregation"; "a vocal assembly")
       => communicative (vs. uncommunicative), communicatory -- (able or tending to communicate; "was a communicative person and quickly told all she knew"- W.M.Thackeray)

Sense 4
vocal -- (full of the sound of voices; "a playground vocal with the shouts and laughter of children")
       => loud (vs. soft) -- (characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity; "a group of loud children"; "loud thunder"; "her voice was too loud"; "loud trombones")

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