voiced

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adjective \ˈvȯist\

Definition of voiced

  1. 1 :  having or furnished with a voice especially of a specified kind —often used in combination soft-voiced

  2. 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

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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. 1 :  having a voice of a specified kind loud-voiced

  2. 2 :  spoken with vibration of the vocal cords :  not silent the voiced consonants \b\, \d\, and \th\



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