a distinctive way of putting ideas into words <the angry tone of his letter makes it clear he doesn't want to speak to me ever again>
a property that becomes apparent when light falls on an object and by which things that are identical in form can be distinguished <fall fashions in deep jewel tones> Related Words overtone
; primary color
, secondary color
, tertiary color
the set of qualities that makes a person, a group of people, or a thing different from others <all that showbiz glitz is out of keeping with the tone of the college> Related Words distinctiveness
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