• Sound uttered by the mouth, especially by human beings in speech or song; sound thus uttered considered as possessing some special quality or character
  • 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.
  • The tone or sound emitted by an object
  • The faculty or power of utterance
  • That which is communicated; message; meaning.
  • An expressed opinion, choice, will, desire, or wish; the right or ability to make such expression or to have it considered
  • Command; precept.
  • One who speaks; a speaker.
  • A particular style or way of writing that expresses a certain tone or feeling.
  • 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.
  • In harmony, an independent vocal or instrumental part in a piece of composition.
  • A flag associated with a user on a channel, determining whether or not they can send messages to the channel.



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  • From Middle English voice, voys, vois, borrowed from Anglo-Norman voiz, voys, voice, Old French vois, voiz (Modern French voix), from Latin vōcem, accusative form of vōx, from Proto-Indo-European *wṓkʷs, root noun from *wekʷ-. Cognate with Sanskrit वाच्, Ancient Greek ὄψ, Persian آواز. Displaced native Middle English steven, from Old English stefn (see steven). Compare advocate, advowson, avouch, convoke, epic, vocal, vouch, vowel. vox.
  • From Middle English voysen, voicen, from the noun (see above).

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