1. (n.) Sound uttered by the mouth, especially that uttered by human beings in speech or song; sound thus uttered considered as possessing some special quality or character; as, the human voice; a pleasant voice; a low voice.

2. (n.) Sound of the kind or quality heard in speech or song in the consonants b, v, d, etc., and in the vowels; sonant, or intonated, utterance; tone; -- distinguished from mere breath sound as heard in f, s, sh, etc., and also whisper.

3. (n.) The tone or sound emitted by anything.

4. (n.) The faculty or power of utterance; as, to cultivate the voice.

5. (n.) Language; words; speech; expression; signification of feeling or opinion.

6. (n.) Opinion or choice expressed; judgment; a vote.

7. (n.) Command; precept; -- now chiefly used in scriptural language.

8. (n.) One who speaks; a speaker.

9. (n.) A particular mode of inflecting or conjugating verbs, or a particular form of a verb, by means of which is indicated the relation of the subject of the verb to the action which the verb expresses.

10. (v. t.) To give utterance or expression to; to utter; to publish; to announce; to divulge; as, to voice the sentiments of the nation.

11. (v. t.) To utter with sonant or vocal tone; to pronounce with a narrowed glottis and rapid vibrations of the vocal cords; to speak above a whisper.

12. (v. t.) To fit for producing the proper sounds; to regulate the tone of; as, to voice the pipes of an organ.

13. (v. t.) To vote; to elect; to appoint.

14. (v. i.) To clamor; to cry out.

Australian ballot Hare system Heldentenor Meistersinger OK acceptance accompaniment active active voice adherence admiration agency agent air allophone alto alveolar apico-alveolar apico-dental approbation approval aria singer articulate articulation aspiration assert assimilation atone attune aye ballot baritenor baritone bass basso basso buffo basso cantante basso continuo basso ostinato basso profundo bassus bilabial blessing blues singer bourdon breathe bring up burden cacuminal canary cantatrice canto cantor cantus cantus figuratus cantus planus canvass canvassing caroler casting vote cerebral chance chanter chantress check chest voice chime chord chorus coloratura coloratura soprano come out with comic bass communicate consonant continuant continuo contralto convey countenance countertenor counting heads crooner cumulative voting deciding vote decision declare deep bass deliver dental descant diphthong disclose dissimilation diva division dramatic soprano drone drone bass emit endorsement enfranchisement enunciate epenthetic vowel esteem explosive express expression fagot vote falsetto favor favorable vote figured bass fling off formulate forum franchise give give expression give out with give tongue give utterance give voice glide glottal glottalization graveyard vote ground bass guttural hand vote head voice herald heroic tenor hymner impart improvisator instrument labial labialization labiodental labiovelar laryngeal lateral lead singer let out lieder singer line lingual linguistic act lip liquid list system locution make known manner of articulation manner of speaking medio-passive medium melodist mezzo-soprano middle middle voice mode of expression modification monophthong morphophoneme mouthpiece mute nasal nay no nod nontransferable vote occlusive official spokesman opera singer option organ out with palatal parasitic vowel parol parole part participation passive passive voice peak pharyngeal pharyngealization phonate phonation phone phoneme phrase plain chant plain song plebiscite plebiscitum plosive plumper plural vote poll polling pour forth preferential voting present prick song prima donna prolocutor prolocutress prolocutrix pronounce proportional representation prothetic vowel proxy psalm singer publication put put forth put in tune put in words raise rapporteur record vote recount referendum reflexive reporter representation representative respect retroflex reveal right to vote rising vote rock-and-roll singer sanction say say-so seal of approval secret ballot segmental phoneme semivowel sequence of phonemes set forth share show of hands singer single vote singstress snap vote sonant songbird


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