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

“M” is a voiced consonant. a loudly voiced expression of pain
Recent Examples on the Web Some voiced concern that Greene's lack of committee membership could cost the region some federal aid. David Jackson and Evan Lasseter, USA TODAY, 18 Feb. 2021 As Tracy Wilkinson wrote, top U.S. officials, from Biden on down, condemned the violence and voiced support for Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, who entered office Jan 1. David Lautersenior Editor, Los Angeles Times, 13 Jan. 2023 Utah’s four congressmen — who are all members of the church — each voiced support for the legislation earlier this year. Sam Metz, ajc, 16 Nov. 2022 Utah's four congressmen — who are all members of the church — each voiced support for the legislation earlier this year. CBS News, 15 Nov. 2022 Schipper offered this comment after councilmember Sandy Nurse, who represents the 37th District, voiced concern over rats living underneath the streetery platforms. Diana Budds, Curbed, 8 Feb. 2022 Los Angeles County, which has one of nation’s largest populations of Native American children, voiced support for the existing law. David G. Savage, Anchorage Daily News, 10 Nov. 2022 The star of the show was mezzo Daniela Mack, who gave a rich-voiced, poignant performance as the unfortunate Desdemona, fought over by men and heard by none of them. Heidi Waleson, WSJ, 4 Oct. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of voiced was in the 15th century

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“Voiced.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/voiced. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition

voiced

adjective
ˈvȯist
1
: having a voice especially of a specified kind
often used in combination
soft-voiced
2
: uttered with the vocal cords vibrating
a voiced consonant like \v\

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