\ ˈvȯist How to pronounce voiced (audio) \

Definition of voiced

1 : having or furnished with a voice especially of a specified kind often used in combination soft-voiced
2 : uttered with vocal cord vibration a voiced consonant

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Synonyms & Antonyms for voiced


oral, spoken, uttered, vocal



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Examples of voiced in a Sentence

“M” is a voiced consonant. a loudly voiced expression of pain

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Over the phone, Downe is a likeable, raspy-voiced rascal. Matt Wake | Mwake@al.com, al.com, "An ’80s glam-metal survivor tells all," 9 July 2019 Wagner has previously voiced support for providing some type of transportation service in the city. Tyler Johnson, Houston Chronicle, "Cost kills plans for Pasadena drive-through light display," 19 June 2019 Bacon and his pregnant wife, smoky-voiced singer Greta Keller, hosted a soiree that included cocktails for 150 guests followed by a sit-down supper for 50 at Castle Hill, their home in the Hollywood Hills. Wendy Grossman Kantor, EW.com, "Who killed the Masked Marvel?," 27 June 2019 In Così fan tutte, Robertson was respectful of the somewhat light-voiced singers, and attentive to the nuances of the production. Larry Wolff, The New York Review of Books, "‘Così’ in Coney," 27 Mar. 2018 The Facebook post garnered mostly positive comments, though some suggested other mural ideas and one voiced concern about a lack of input from nearby residents. Priscella Vega, latimes.com, "Proposed Huntington Beach mural draws mixed response," 31 May 2018 None of these is a great-voiced singer (Mr. Osborne counter-offers Renata Tebaldi and Giovanni Martinelli ). Joseph Horowitz, WSJ, "‘Opera as Opera' Review: The Life in a Dead Art Form," 23 Aug. 2018 Members of the gymnastics community were quick to locate and spread an article showing that Tracy had voiced support for Larry Nassar even after 50 survivors had come forward. Jessica Taylor Price, Teen Vogue, "USA Gymnastics Faces Calls to Decertify Following Mary Bono Hiring and Resigning," 19 Oct. 2018 The deep-voiced musician, whose real name is Chisenga Katongo, has played venues from Hollywood to his native Zambia. Jessica Donati, WSJ, "Mike Pompeo’s Unexpected Diplomatic Crisis: He Took #Swagger Without Asking," 26 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of voiced

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of voiced

: having a voice of a particular kind
technical, of a sound : made by moving your vocal cords


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Kids Definition of voiced

1 : having a voice of a specified kind loud-voiced
2 : spoken with vibration of the vocal cords : not silent the voiced consonants \b\, \d\, and \t͟h\

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to complain fretfully

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