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

11 senses of voice

Sense 1
voice -- (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")

Sense 2
voice, vocalization, vocalisation, vocalism, phonation, vox -- (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)

Sense 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")

Sense 4
articulation, voice -- (expressing in coherent verbal form; "the articulation of my feelings"; "I gave voice to my feelings")
       => expression, verbal expression, verbalism -- (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")

Sense 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, agency, way -- (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")

Sense 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)

Sense 7
voice -- ((metonymy) a singer; "he wanted to hear trained voices sing it")
       => singer, vocalist, vocalizer, vocaliser -- (a person who sings)

Sense 8
spokesperson, interpreter, representative, 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, proponent, exponent -- (a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea)

Sense 9
voice -- (the ability to speak; "he lost his voice")
       => physical ability -- (the ability to perform some physical act; contrasting with mental ability)

Sense 10
voice -- ((linguistics) the grammatical relation (active or passive) of the grammatical subject of a verb to the action that the verb denotes)
       => grammatical relation -- (a linguistic relation established by grammar)

Sense 11
part, voice -- (the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music; "he tried to sing the tenor part")
       => tune, melody, air, strain, melodic line, line, melodic phrase -- (a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence; "she was humming an air from Beethoven")

Antonyms of verb voice

1 of 2 senses of voice

Sense 2
voice, sound, vocalize, vocalise -- (utter with vibrating vocal chords)
       Antonym of devoice (Sense 1)
      => devoice -- (utter with tense vocal chords)

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

2 senses of voice

Sense 1
voice -- (give voice to; "He voiced his concern")
       => express, verbalize, verbalise, utter, give tongue to -- (articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise; "She expressed her anger"; "He uttered a curse")

Sense 2
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?")

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