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Engelsk navneord: voice

1. voice (om egenskab) the distinctive quality or pitch or condition of a person's speech

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA shrill voice sounded behind us.

Mindre specifikke termersound

Mere specifikke termerandroglossia

2. voice (om kommunikation) the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA singer takes good care of his voice.
The giraffe cannot make any vocalizations.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)phonation, vocalisation, vocalism, vocalization, vox

Mindre specifikke termercommunication

Mere specifikke termersinging voice, sprechgesang, sprechstimme, voice over

3. voice (om begivenhed) a sound suggestive of a vocal utterance

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe noisy voice of the waterfall.
The incessant voices of the artillery.

Mindre specifikke termersound

4. voice (om kommunikation) expressing in coherent verbal form

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe articulation of my feelings.
I gave voice to my feelings.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)articulation

Mindre specifikke termerexpression, verbal expression, verbalism

5. voice (om handling) a means or agency by which something is expressed or communicated

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe voice of the law.
The Times is not the voice of New York.
Conservatism has many voices.

Mindre specifikke termeragency, means, way

6. voice (om kommunikation) something suggestive of speech in being a medium of expression

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe wee small voice of conscience.
The voice of experience.
He said his voices told him to do it.

Mindre specifikke termercommunication

7. voice (om person) (metonymy) a singer

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe wanted to hear trained voices sing it.

Mindre specifikke termersinger, vocaliser, vocalist, vocalizer

Overordnet emneområdemetonymy

8. voice (om person) an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe meeting was attended by spokespersons for all the major organs of government.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)interpreter, representative, spokesperson

Mindre specifikke termeradvocate, advocator, exponent, proponent

Mere specifikke termerambassador, bagman, commercial traveler, commercial traveller, flack, flack catcher, flak, flak catcher, mouth, mouthpiece, roadman, spokesman, spokeswoman, traveling salesman, travelling salesman

9. voice (om egenskab) the ability to speak

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe lost his voice.

Mindre specifikke termerphysical ability

Mere specifikke termerlung-power

10. voice (linguistics) the grammatical relation (active or passive) of the grammatical subject of a verb to the action that the verb denotes

Mindre specifikke termergrammatical relation

Mere specifikke termeractive, active voice, passive, passive voice

Overordnet emneområdelinguistics

11. voice (om kommunikation) the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe tried to sing the tenor part.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)part

Mindre specifikke termerair, line, melodic line, melodic phrase, melody, strain, tune

Mere specifikke termeraccompaniment, backup, bass, bass part, musical accompaniment, primo, secondo, support, voice part

Engelsk udsagnsord: voice

1. voice (om kommunikation) give voice to

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe voiced his concern.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerexpress, give tongue to, utter, verbalise, verbalize

2. voice (om kommunikation) utter with vibrating vocal chords

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)sound, vocalise, vocalize

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerarticulate, enounce, enunciate, pronounce, say, sound out

Mere specifikke termerchirk, quaver, waver

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)devoice

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