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1. passive

adjective. ['ˈpæsɪv'] lacking in energy or will.

Synonyms

  • passivity
  • resistless
  • passiveness
  • supine
  • inactive
  • hands-off

Antonyms

  • activeness
  • resistible
  • erect
  • inactiveness

Etymology

  • passif (French)
  • passivus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Passive Voice

  • intervoice
  • rejoice
  • duboise
  • du-bois
  • dubois
  • aloyse
  • alois
  • royse
  • royce
  • noyce
  • moyse
  • loyce
  • joyce
  • joice
  • hoists
  • choyce
  • choice
  • boyce
  • boice

Sentences with passive-voice


1. Noun Phrase
Your lab report should be written in the passive voice and might look like this:

2. Noun Phrase
A predicate is the verb in the sentence that can appear in the active or passive voice.

3. Noun Phrase
Engage the reader by avoiding passive voice and eliminating forms of the verb "to be."

4. Noun Phrase
Use active verbs and avoid passive voice in your writing.

2. voice

noun. ['ˈvɔɪs'] the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract.

Synonyms

  • vocalization
  • sprechstimme
  • sprechgesang
  • singing voice
  • communication
  • phonation
  • vocalism
  • vox
  • vocalisation

Antonyms

  • arrive
  • stand still
  • wholly
  • untune

Etymology

  • vois (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • voiz (Anglo-Norman)

3. voice

noun. ['ˈvɔɪs'] the distinctive quality or pitch or condition of a person's speech.

Synonyms

  • androglossia

Antonyms

  • close up
  • whisper

Etymology

  • vois (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • voiz (Anglo-Norman)

4. voice

noun. ['ˈvɔɪs'] expressing in coherent verbal form.

Synonyms

  • expression
  • articulation
  • verbalism

Antonyms

  • join
  • connect
  • attach
  • stay

Etymology

  • vois (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • voiz (Anglo-Norman)

5. voice

noun. ['ˈvɔɪs'] a sound suggestive of a vocal utterance.

Antonyms

  • invalidate

Etymology

  • vois (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • voiz (Anglo-Norman)

6. voice

verb. ['ˈvɔɪs'] give voice to.

Synonyms

  • utter
  • verbalize
  • express
  • verbalise

Antonyms

  • empty
  • dissuasion
  • relax
  • unstrain

Etymology

  • vois (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • voiz (Anglo-Norman)

7. voice

noun. ['ˈvɔɪs'] a means or agency by which something is expressed or communicated.

Synonyms

  • means
  • way

Antonyms

  • nonrepresentative
  • atypical
  • undemocratic

Etymology

  • vois (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • voiz (Anglo-Norman)

8. voice

noun. ['ˈvɔɪs'] something suggestive of speech in being a medium of expression.

Antonyms

  • disallow

Etymology

  • vois (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • voiz (Anglo-Norman)

9. voice

noun. ['ˈvɔɪs'] the ability to speak.

Synonyms

  • lung-power

Antonyms

  • specify
  • disapproval

Etymology

  • vois (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • voiz (Anglo-Norman)

10. voice

noun. ['ˈvɔɪs'] (metonymy) a singer.

Synonyms

  • vocalist
  • vocaliser
  • singer

Antonyms

  • wet
  • high
  • natural object
  • curve

Etymology

  • vois (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • voiz (Anglo-Norman)
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