Simple Definition of vocalize
: to express (something) by speaking words
: to make a sound with the voice
Full Definition of vocalize
2 a : to make voiced rather than voiceless : voice b : to convert to a vowel
3 : to furnish (as a consonantal Hebrew or Arabic text) with vowels or vowel points
1 : to utter vocal sounds
2 : sing; specifically : to sing without words
vocalizationplay \ˌvō-kə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun
vocalizerplay \ˈvō-kə-ˌlī-zər\ noun
Examples of vocalize in a sentence
The male bird vocalizes to attract a mate.
<she's not one to vocalize her worries>
First Known Use of vocalize
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