voice (Also voices, voiced, voicing, voicings) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to voice


  • noun an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals
    receiving set; wireless; radio; tuner; radio set.

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  • noun an actor able to replace a regular performer when required
  • verb be an understudy or alternate for a role

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  • noun loud and persistent outcry from many people
    clamor; clamour; hue and cry; clamouring.
    • he ignored the clamor of the crowd
  • verb make loud demands
    clamor; clamour.
    • he clamored for justice and tolerance

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  • verb take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to
    correspond; stand for.
    • Because of the sound changes in the course of history, an 'h' in Greek stands for an 's' in Latin
  • verb express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol
    symbolise; typify; symbolize; stand for.
    • What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?

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  • noun the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
    objection; remonstration; remonstrance.
  • noun an exclamation of protest or remonstrance or reproof

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  • noun a person who delivers a speech or oration
    orator; public speaker; speechmaker; speechifier.

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  • noun language expressed by visible hand gestures

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To deprive of a tongue, or of voice. Obs. Fuller.

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  • noun an act that violates the rules of a sport
  • verb hit a foul ball

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  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    tetrad; quaternity; quadruplet; foursome; Little Joe; IV; quaternion; quatern; quaternary; quartet; 4.
  • noun a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips

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  • noun empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk
    jazz; nothingness; idle words; malarkey; wind.
    • that's a lot of wind
    • don't give me any of that jazz

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  • noun mutual communication; communication with each other
    • they intercepted intercommunication between enemy ships

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  • noun the sound of a bell rung slowly to announce a death or a funeral or the end of something
  • verb ring as in announcing death

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  • noun a short introductory essay preceding the text of a book
    prolusion; foreword.
  • verb furnish with a preface or introduction
    introduce; precede; premise.
    • She always precedes her lectures with a joke
    • He prefaced his lecture with a critical remark about the institution

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  • verb provide with traffic signals
    • signalize a busy intersection
  • verb communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs
    signalise; signal; sign.
    • He signed his disapproval with a dismissive hand gesture
    • The diner signaled the waiters to bring the menu

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  • noun the act of marching; walking with regular steps (especially in a procession of some kind)
    • it was a long march
    • we heard the sound of marching
  • verb march in a procession
    process; march.
    • They processed into the dining room

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  • noun inflammation of the laminated tissue that attaches the hoof to the foot of a horse
  • noun a person who founds or establishes some institution
    founding father; father; beginner.
    • George Washington is the father of his country

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  • noun a swift whirling motion (usually of a missile)
  • noun the act of rotating rapidly
    twist; whirl; twisting; twirl.
    • he gave the crank a spin
    • it broke off after much twisting

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  • noun a weak chirping sound as of a small bird
  • verb make a weak, chirping sound
    • the small bird was tweeting in the tree

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  • noun stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult
  • verb to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    avow; affirm; verify; assert; swear; aver.
    • Before God I swear I am innocent

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  • noun someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault
    nagger; common scold; nag; scolder.
  • verb censure severely or angrily
    call on the carpet; rag; dress down; remonstrate; chew out; take to task; call down; jaw; lambast; trounce; chide; berate; chew up; have words; rebuke; reprimand; reproof; lecture; bawl out; lambaste.
    • The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car
    • The deputy ragged the Prime Minister
    • The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup

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  • noun a phrase that can function as the subject or object of a verb
    nominal phrase; noun phrase.
  • adjective relating to or constituting or bearing or giving a name
    • the Russian system of nominal brevity
    • a nominal lists of priests
    • taxable males as revealed by the nominal rolls

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  • noun an expression of respect
    • the Japanese use many honorifics
  • adjective satellite conferring or showing honor or respect
    • honorific social status commonly attaches to membership in a recognized profession

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  • noun a feeling of self-respect and personal worth
  • noun satisfaction with your (or another's) achievements
    • he takes pride in his son's success

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  • adjective of or relating to syllables
    • syllabic accent
    • syllabic characters each represent a syllable
  • adjective consisting of or using a syllabary
    • eskimos of the eastern Arctic have a system of syllabic writing

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  • noun a hasty eater who swallows large mouthfuls
  • noun male turkey
    tom turkey; turkey cock; tom.

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  • noun the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something
    descriptor; form; signifier.
    • the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached

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  • verb make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
    warp; falsify; garble.
  • verb form into a spiral shape
    twist; twine.
    • The cord is all twisted

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  • noun a lumpy abscess under the hide of domestic mammals caused by larvae of a botfly or warble fly
  • verb sing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below
    quaver; trill.

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  • noun someone who puts text into appropriate form for publication
    rewriter; redactor; reviser; rewrite man.
  • verb formulate in a particular style or language
    put; frame; couch; cast.
    • I wouldn't put it that way
    • She cast her request in very polite language

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  • noun a blow from a flat object (as an open hand)
  • noun the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
    nip; tang; flavour; savor; savour; sapidity; flavor; relish.

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  • noun a melody used to identify a performer or a dance band or radio/tv program
    theme song; signature.

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  • noun a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement
  • noun directions for making something

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  • noun the conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion
  • verb have an effect upon
    impact; touch on; bear upon; bear on; touch.
    • Will the new rules affect me?

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  • noun sharp piercing cry
    screech; screeching; shriek; scream; shrieking.
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors
  • noun a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    shriek; screech; screeching; scream; shrieking.
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes

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  • noun an expert manner of speaking involving control of voice and gesture

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  • noun someone who speaks in a childish way

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  • noun a composer of words or music for popular songs
    songwriter; ballad maker.
  • noun a person who sings

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  • noun putting something (as a literary work or a legislative bill) into acceptable form
  • noun the act of putting something in writing

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  • noun usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds
  • noun a copycat who does not understand the words or acts being imitated

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  • noun a scientist who devotes himself to doing research
    researcher; research worker.
  • noun someone who investigates

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  • noun repetition of the final words of a sentence or line at the beginning of the next
  • noun the syllable added in a reduplicated word form

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  • noun substituting the name of an attribute or feature for the name of the thing itself (as in `they counted heads')

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  • verb have the idea for
    gestate; conceptualize; conceptualise.
    • He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients
    • This library was well conceived
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    believe; think; consider.
    • I think he is very smart
    • I believe her to be very smart
    • I think that he is her boyfriend
    • The racist conceives such people to be inferior

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  • noun the creation of beautiful or significant things
    artistic creation; art.
    • art does not need to be innovative to be good
    • I was never any good at art
    • he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully

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  • noun an account of how a language should be used instead of how it is actually used; a prescription for the `correct' phonology and morphology and syntax and semantics

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  • noun the use or application of an accent; the relative prominence of syllables in a phrase or utterance
  • noun the act of giving special importance or significance to something
    emphasizing; accenting.

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  • noun speech you make to yourself
  • noun a long utterance by one person (especially one that prevents others from participating in the conversation)

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  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; 1; single.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one
  • noun a single person or thing
    • he is the best one
    • this is the one I ordered

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  • noun a successful ending of a struggle or contest
    • a narrow victory
    • the general always gets credit for his army's victory
    • clinched a victory
    • convincing victory
    • the agreement was a triumph for common sense
  • noun the exultation of victory

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  • verb sing loudly and forcefully

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  • noun a wad of something chewable as tobacco
    plug; wad; quid; cud; chaw.
  • noun biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow
    manduction; chewing; mastication.

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  • noun indistinct enunciation
  • noun ineffectual chewing (as if without teeth)

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  • adjective satellite using the name of one thing for that of another with which it is closely associated
    • to say `he spent the evening reading Shakespeare' is metonymic because it substitutes the author himself for the author's works

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  • adjective satellite produced with the front of the tongue near or touching the hard palate (as `y') or with the blade of the tongue near the hard palate (as `ch' in `chin' or `j' in `gin')
    palatal; palatalized.
  • verb pronounce a consonant with the tongue against the palate
    palatalise; palatalize.

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  • noun blasphemous language (expressing disrespect for God or for something sacred)
  • noun blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving something of its sacred character
    profanation; desecration; sacrilege.
    • desecration of the Holy Sabbath

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  • verb terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position
    give the axe; send away; give the sack; fire; dismiss; terminate; displace; sack; force out; can.
    • The boss fired his secretary today
    • The company terminated 25% of its workers
  • verb inform (somebody) of something
    apprize; send word; apprise; notify; advise.
    • I advised him that the rent was due

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  • verb command with authority
    • He directed the children to do their homework
  • verb intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
    aim; point; place; target.
    • He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face
    • criticism directed at her superior
    • direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

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  • verb express as a formula

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  • noun a noisemaker (as at parties or games) that makes a loud noise when you blow through it
  • noun one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates

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  • noun 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
    sec; s.
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; minute.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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  • verb utter obscenities or profanities
    imprecate; cuss; curse; swear.
    • The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street
  • verb speak of in an irreverent or impious manner
    • blaspheme God

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  • noun a singer; usually a singer who adds embellishments to the song
  • noun a small active songbird

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  • verb to travel behind, go after, come after
    • The ducklings followed their mother around the pond
    • Please follow the guide through the museum
  • verb be later in time
    • Tuesday always follows Monday

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  • noun noisy talk
    chatter; cackle; yak; yakety-yak.
  • verb talk incessantly and tiresomely
    jaw; yap away; yack away; rattle on.

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  • noun an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
    underling; foot soldier; subsidiary.
  • noun a word that is more specific than a given word
    hyponym; subordinate word.

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  • adjective satellite characterized by expression
    • a very expressive face

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  • noun the patterns of stress and intonation in a language
  • noun (prosody) a system of versification
    poetic rhythm; rhythmic pattern.

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  • verb speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way
    sound out; pronounce; enunciate; articulate; say.
    • She pronounces French words in a funny way
    • I cannot say `zip wire'
    • Can the child sound out this complicated word?

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  • noun a linguist who studies the social and cultural factors that influence linguistic communication

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  • noun blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
    • he had eyes of bright blue
  • noun blue clothing
    • she was wearing blue

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  • noun a true statement
    • he told the truth
    • he thought of answering with the truth but he knew they wouldn't believe it

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  • verb think about carefully; weigh
    moot; turn over; consider; debate.
    • They considered the possibility of a strike
    • Turn the proposal over in your mind
  • verb discuss the pros and cons of an issue

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  • noun a member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience
  • adjective satellite concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church
    • religious texts
    • a member of a religious order
    • lords temporal and spiritual
    • spiritual leaders
    • spiritual songs

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  • noun a long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's head; especially the nose
  • noun horny projecting mouth of a bird
    nib; pecker; bill; beak.

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  • noun a theatrical performer
    thespian; player; role player; actor.

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  • noun the relation between an anaphor and its antecedent

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  • noun manner of acting or controlling yourself
    behaviour; doings; behavior.
  • noun (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
    demeanour; behaviour; demeanor; deportment; behavior.

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  • verb put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.
    get down; put down; write down.
  • verb reach or come to rest
    • The bird landed on the highest branch
    • The plane landed in Istanbul

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  • noun a constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic

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  • noun the sound of something crunching
    • he heard the crunch of footsteps on the gravel path
  • noun a critical situation that arises because of a shortage (as a shortage of time or money or resources)
    • an end-of-the year crunch
    • a financial crunch

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  • noun idle or foolish and irrelevant talk
    prattle; chin music; blether; idle talk.
  • verb speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
    chatter; tattle; piffle; gabble; blab; gibber; clack; tittle-tattle; prattle; maunder; palaver; blabber; twaddle.

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  • noun a person who investigates and reports or edits news stories
    newsperson; newsman.

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  • verb laugh boisterously

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  • noun a melodic phrase that accompanies the reappearance of a person or situation (as in Wagner's operas)

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  • noun a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols
    • he taught foreign languages
    • the language introduced is standard throughout the text
    • the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written

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  • noun the sound made by a cat (or any sound resembling this)
    meow; miaow; miaou; miaul.
  • noun the common gull of Eurasia and northeastern North America
    mew gull; Larus canus; sea mew.

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  • noun a future prospect or potential
    • this room has great possibilities
  • noun capability of existing or happening or being true
    • there is a possibility that his sense of smell has been impaired

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  • noun a fervent and even militant proponent of something
    zealot; drumbeater.
  • noun an ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity
    enthusiast; partizan.

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  • noun chemical agent capable of activity
    active agent.
  • noun the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb
    active voice.
    • `The boy threw the ball' uses the active voice

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  • noun a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct
    • their principles of composition characterized all their works
  • noun a rule or standard especially of good behavior
    • a man of principle
    • he will not violate his principles

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  • noun sharp piercing cry
    screaming; screech; screeching; scream; shrieking.
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors
  • noun a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    screech; screeching; screaming; scream; shrieking.
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes

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  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Chinese descent
  • noun a narrow opening as e.g. between planks in a wall

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  • noun (physiology) a shortening or tensing of a part or organ (especially of a muscle or muscle fiber)
    muscular contraction; muscle contraction.
  • noun the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together
    condensation; compression.
    • the contraction of a gas on cooling

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  • adjective satellite characteristic of informal spoken language or conversation
    • wrote her letters in a colloquial style
    • the broken syntax and casual enunciation of conversational English

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  • noun the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)
    hairstyle; coif; hair style; coiffure.

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  • noun a word borrowed from another language; e.g. `blitz' is a German word borrowed into modern English

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  • noun something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone;
    belongings; holding.
    • that hat is my property
    • he is a man of property
  • noun a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
    • a study of the physical properties of atomic particles

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  • adjective occurring or existing at the same time or having the same period or phase
    synchronal; synchronous.
    • recovery was synchronous with therapy"- Jour.A.M.A.
    • a synchronous set of clocks
    • the synchronous action of a bird's wings in flight
    • synchronous oscillations
  • adjective concerned with phenomena (especially language) at a particular period without considering historical antecedents
    • synchronic linguistics

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  • noun a speech sound produced with both the oral and nasal passages open (as French nasal vowels)
    orinasal phone.

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  • verb make a gift of
    • She gave away her antique furniture
  • verb make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
    disclose; reveal; unwrap; bring out; expose; let on; discover; divulge; break; let out.
    • The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold
    • The actress won't reveal how old she is
    • bring out the truth
    • he broke the news to her
    • unwrap the evidence in the murder case

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  • verb be verbose
    • This lawyer verbalizes and is rather tedious
  • verb express in speech
    verbalize; mouth; utter; talk; speak.
    • She talks a lot of nonsense
    • This depressed patient does not verbalize

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  • noun the lowest adult male singing voice
    basso; bass.

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  • noun an uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences
    continuative; conjunction; connective.
  • adjective serving or tending to connect

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  • verb wander aimlessly
  • verb talk indistinctly; usually in a low voice
    mussitate; mumble; mutter.

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  • noun a statement that represents something in words

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  • adjective satellite having the deep slightly brownish color of gold
    aureate; gilded; gilt; gold.
    • long aureate (or golden) hair
    • a gold carpet
  • adjective satellite marked by peace and prosperity
    halcyon; prosperous.
    • a golden era
    • the halcyon days of the clipper trade

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  • noun profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger
    swearword; expletive; cuss; curse; oath; curse word.
    • expletives were deleted
  • noun a commitment to tell the truth (especially in a court of law); to lie under oath is to become subject to prosecution for perjury

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