voiced

adjective \ ˈvȯist \
Updated on: 5 Jan 2018

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

Examples of voiced in a Sentence

  1. “M” is a voiced consonant.

  2. a loudly voiced expression of pain

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First Known Use of voiced

15th century


VOICED Defined for English Language Learners

voiced

adjective

Definition of voiced for English Language Learners

  • : having a voice of a particular kind

  • of a sound : made by moving your vocal cords


VOICED Defined for Kids

voiced

adjective \ ˈvȯist \

Definition of voiced for Students

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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