sound from mouth
the sound or sounds produced through the mouth by a person speaking or singing
I could hear voices in the next room.
to speak in a deep/soft/loud/quiet, etc. voice
‘I promise,’ she said in a small voice (= a quiet, shy voice) .
提高 / 压低嗓门
to raise/lower your voice (= to speak louder/more quietly)
Keep your voice down (= speak quietly) .
Don't take that tone of voice with me!
Her voice shook with emotion.
‘There you are,’ said a voice behind me.
When did his voice break (= become deep like a man's) ?
He was suffering from flu and had lost his voice (= could not speak) .
She has a good singing voice.
She was in good voice (= singing well) at the concert tonight.
having a voice of the type mentioned
the right to express your opinion and influence decisions
Employees should have a voice in the decision-making process.
a particular attitude, opinion or feeling that is expressed; a feeling or an opinion that you become aware of inside yourself
He pledged that his party would listen to the voice of the people.
Very few dissenting voices were heard on the right of the party.
理性的 / 理智的 / 良心的声音
the voice of reason/sanity/conscience
‘Coward!’ a tiny inner voice insisted.
主动 / 被动语态
the form of a verb that shows whether the subject of a sentence performs the action ( the active voice) or is affected by it ( the passive voice )
sound produced by movement of the vocal cords used in the pronunciation of vowels and some consonants
to express your feelings, worries, etc.
to express your feelings, opinions, etc. in a way that makes people notice and consider them
as a group; with everyone agreeing
The various opposition parties speak with one voice on this issue.
to be able to speak or express your opinion
to like talking a lot or too much, usually without wanting to listen to other people
the voice of God or your conscience , that tells you to do what is morally right
as loudly as possible
She was screaming at the top of her voice.
to tell people your feelings or opinions about sth
to voice complaints/criticisms/doubts/objections, etc.
A number of parents have voiced concern about their children's safety.
to produce a sound with a movement of your vocal cords as well as your breath
a means or agency by which something is expressed or communicated
- the voice of the law
- the Times is not the voice of New York
- conservatism has many voices
the distinctive quality or pitch or condition of a person's speech
- A shrill voice sounded behind us
the ability to speak
- he lost his voice
the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music
- he tried to sing the tenor part
expressing in coherent verbal form
- the articulation of my feelings
- I gave voice to my feelings
the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
- a singer takes good care of his voice
- the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations
something suggestive of speech in being a medium of expression
- the wee small voice of conscience
- the voice of experience
- he said his voices told him to do it
a sound suggestive of a vocal utterance
- the noisy voice of the waterfall
- the incessant voices of the artillery
an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose
- the meeting was attended by spokespersons for all the major organs of government
(metonymy) a singer
- he wanted to hear trained voices sing it
(linguistics) the grammatical relation (active or passive) of the grammatical subject of a verb to the action that the verb denotes
give voice to
- He voiced his concern
utter with vibrating vocal chords