English dictionary definition of:



  • the distinctive quality or pitch or condition of a person's speech
  • the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
  • a sound suggestive of a vocal utterance
  • expressing in coherent verbal form
  • a means or agency by which something is expressed or communicated
  • something suggestive of speech in being a medium of expression
  • (metonymy) a singer
  • an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose
  • the ability to speak
  • (linguistics) the grammatical relation (active or passive) of the grammatical subject of a verb to the action that the verb denotes
  • the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music


  • give voice to
  • utter with vibrating vocal chords


articulation   interpreter   part   phonation   representative   sound   spokesperson   vocalisation British English spelling   vocalise British English spelling   vocalism   vocalization American English spelling   vocalize American English spelling   vox  

Spellzone course content

View spelling list oi and oy words and learn about the word voice in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 16. Spelling choices for /oi/ sound: oi, oy.

View spelling list Words ending in -ce and learn about the word voice in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 20. Soft c: ce, ci, cy.

Scrabble score for voice

Scrabble score = 10

generated at 14:02:58 on 11-02-20

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