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Voice vs. Tense

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Voicenoun

Sound uttered by the mouth, especially by human beings in speech or song; sound thus uttered considered as possessing some special quality or character

‘The human voice is the oldest musical instrument in history.’; ‘She has a pleasant voice.’; ‘His low voice allowed hum to become a bass in the choir.’;

Tensenoun

Any of the forms of a verb which distinguish when an action or state of being occurs or exists.

‘The basic tenses in English are present, past, and future.’;

Voicenoun

(phonetics) Sound made through vibration of the vocal cords; sonant, or intonated, utterance; tone; — distinguished from mere breath sound as heard in whispering and voiceless consonants.

Tensenoun

An inflected form of a verb that indicates tense.

‘English only has a present tense and a past tense; it has no future tense.’;

Voicenoun

The tone or sound emitted by an object

Tensenoun

The property of indicating the point in time at which an action or state of being occurs or exists.

‘Dyirbal verbs are not inflected for tense.’;

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Voicenoun

The faculty or power of utterance

‘to cultivate the voice’;

Tenseverb

To apply a tense to.

‘tensing a verb’;

Voicenoun

That which is communicated; message; meaning.

Tenseverb

To make or become tense.

Voicenoun

An expressed opinion, choice, will, desire, or wish; the right or ability to make such expression or to have it considered

Tenseadjective

Showing signs of stress or strain; not relaxed.

‘You need to relax, all this overtime and stress is making you tense.’;

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Voicenoun

(archaic) Command; precept.

Tenseadjective

Pulled taut, without any slack.

Voicenoun

One who speaks; a speaker.

Tensenoun

One of the forms which a verb takes by inflection or by adding auxiliary words, so as to indicate the time of the action or event signified; the modification which verbs undergo for the indication of time.

Voicenoun

(literature) A particular style or way of writing that expresses a certain tone or feeling.

Tenseadjective

Stretched tightly; strained to stiffness; rigid; not lax; as, a tense fiber.

‘The temples were sunk, her forehead was tense, and a fatal paleness was upon her.’;

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Voicenoun

(grammar) A particular way of inflecting or conjugating verbs, or a particular form of a verb, by means of which is indicated the relation of the subject of the verb to the action which the verb expresses.

‘The verbal system of Latin has two voices, active and passive.’;

Tensenoun

a grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time

Voicenoun

(music) In harmony, an independent vocal or instrumental part in a piece of composition.

‘The theme of this piece constantly migrates between the three voice parts.’;

Tenseverb

stretch or force to the limit;

‘strain the rope’;

Voicenoun

A flag associated with a user on a channel, determining whether or not they can send messages to the channel.

Tenseverb

increase the tension on;

‘tense a rope’;

Voiceverb

(transitive) To give utterance or expression to; to utter; to publish; to announce

‘He voiced the sentiments of the nation.’;

Tenseverb

become tense or tenser;

‘He tensed up when he saw his opponent enter the room’;

Voiceverb

To utter audibly, with tone and not just breath.

Tenseverb

make tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious;

Voiceverb

(transitive) To fit for producing the proper sounds; to regulate the tone of

‘voice the pipes of an organ’;

Tenseadjective

in or of a state of physical or nervous tension

Voiceverb

To vote; to elect; to appoint

Tenseadjective

pronounced with relatively tense tongue muscles (e.g., the vowel sound in `beat')

Voiceverb

To clamor; to cry out

Tenseadjective

taut or rigid; stretched tight;

‘tense piano strings’;

Voiceverb

To assign the voice flag to a user on IRC, permitting them to send messages to the channel.

Voiceverb

To act as a voice actor to portray a character.

Voicenoun

Sound uttered by the mouth, especially that uttered by human beings in speech or song; sound thus uttered considered as possessing some special quality or character; as, the human voice; a pleasant voice; a low voice.

‘He with a manly voice saith his message.’; ‘Her voice was ever soft,Gentle, and low; an excellent thing in woman.’; ‘Thy voice is music.’; ‘Join thy voice unto the angel choir.’;

Voicenoun

Sound of the kind or quality heard in speech or song in the consonants b, v, d, etc., and in the vowels; sonant, or intonated, utterance; tone; - distinguished from mere breath sound as heard in f, s, sh, etc., and also whisper.

Voicenoun

The tone or sound emitted by anything.

‘After the fire a still small voice.’; ‘Canst thou thunder with a voice like him?’; ‘The floods have lifted up their voice.’; ‘O Marcus, I am warm'd; my heartLeaps at the trumpet's voice.’;

Voicenoun

The faculty or power of utterance; as, to cultivate the voice.

Voicenoun

Language; words; speech; expression; signification of feeling or opinion.

‘I desire to be present with you now, and to change my voice; for I stand in doubt of you.’; ‘My voice is in my sword.’; ‘Let us call on God in the voice of his church.’;

Voicenoun

Opinion or choice expressed; judgment; a vote.

‘Sic. How now, my masters! have you chose this man?1 Cit. He has our voices, sir.’; ‘Some laws ordain, and some attend the choiceOf holy senates, and elect by voice.’;

Voicenoun

Command; precept; - now chiefly used in scriptural language.

‘So shall ye perish; because ye would not be obedient unto the voice of the Lord your God.’;

Voicenoun

One who speaks; a speaker.

Voicenoun

A particular mode of inflecting or conjugating verbs, or a particular form of a verb, by means of which is indicated the relation of the subject of the verb to the action which the verb expresses.

Voiceverb

To give utterance or expression to; to utter; to publish; to announce; to divulge; as, to voice the sentiments of the nation.

‘It was voiced that the king purposed to put to death Edward Plantagenet.’;

Voiceverb

To utter with sonant or vocal tone; to pronounce with a narrowed glottis and rapid vibrations of the vocal cords; to speak above a whisper.

Voiceverb

To fit for producing the proper sounds; to regulate the tone of; as, to voice the pipes of an organ.

Voiceverb

To vote; to elect; to appoint.

Voiceverb

To clamor; to cry out.

Voicenoun

the distinctive quality or pitch or condition of a person's speech;

‘A shrill voice sounded behind us’;

Voicenoun

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’;

Voicenoun

a sound suggestive of a vocal utterance;

‘the noisy voice of the waterfall’; ‘the incessant voices of the artillery’;

Voicenoun

expressing in coherent verbal form;

‘the articulation of my feelings’; ‘I gave voice to my feelings’;

Voicenoun

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’;

Voicenoun

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’;

Voicenoun

(metonymy) a singer;

‘he wanted to hear trained voices sing it’;

Voicenoun

an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose;

‘the meeting was attended by spokespersons for all the major organs of government’;

Voicenoun

the ability to speak;

‘he lost his voice’;

Voicenoun

(linguistics) the grammatical relation (active or passive) of the grammatical subject of a verb to the action that the verb denotes

Voicenoun

the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music;

‘he tried to sing the tenor part’;

Voiceverb

give voice to;

‘He voiced his concern’;

Voiceverb

utter with vibrating vocal chords

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