tone




tone - noun

  • the quality of a person's voice
  • (linguistics) a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages
  • (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound)
  • the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
  • a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color
  • a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound
  • a steady sound without overtones
  • the elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli
  • a musical interval of two semitones
  • the quality of something (an act or a piece of writing) that reveals the attitudes and presuppositions of the author

  • tone - verb

    • utter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically
    • vary the pitch of one's speech
    • change the color or tone of
    • change to a color image
    • give a healthy elasticity to

    tone - thesaurus

    chant   feel   feeling   flavor American English spelling   flavour British English spelling   inflect   intone   look   modulate   note   quality   shade   smell   spirit   step   strengthen   timber   timbre   tincture   tint   tonicity   tonus  

    Scrabble score for tone

    t is 1 o is 1 n is 1 e is 1
    Scrabble score = 4

    generated at 13:48:53 on 25-10-22

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