Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb vocalise

5 senses of vocalise

Sense 1
vocalize, 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")

Sense 2
vocalize, vocalise, vowelize, vowelise -- (pronounce as a vowel; "between two consonants, this liquid is vowelized")
       => pronounce, articulate, enounce, sound out, enunciate, 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?")

Sense 3
articulate, enunciate, vocalize, vocalise -- (express or state clearly)
       => state, say, tell -- (express in words; "He said that he wanted to marry her"; "tell me what is bothering you"; "state your opinion"; "state your name")

Sense 4
voice, sound, vocalize, vocalise -- (utter with vibrating vocal chords)
       => pronounce, articulate, enounce, sound out, enunciate, 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?")

Sense 5
vocalize, vocalise, phonate -- (utter speech sounds)
       => talk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise -- (express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize")

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