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1. vocalize

verb. ['ˈvoʊkəˌlaɪz'] utter with vibrating vocal chords.

Synonyms

  • pronounce
  • articulate
  • enunciate
  • quaver
  • enounce
  • vocalise
  • voice
  • sound
  • say
  • sound out
  • waver

Antonyms

  • written
  • uncommunicative
  • inarticulate
  • unarticulated

Etymology

  • -ize (English)
  • -isen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • vocal (English)
  • vocal (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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2. vocalize

verb. ['ˈvoʊkəˌlaɪz'] pronounce as a vowel.

Synonyms

  • articulate
  • enunciate
  • vowelise
  • vocalise
  • enounce
  • vowelize
  • say
  • sound out

Antonyms

  • unhealthy
  • unfit
  • injured
  • damaged

Etymology

  • -ize (English)
  • -isen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • vocal (English)
  • vocal (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. vocalize

verb. ['ˈvoʊkəˌlaɪz'] sing (each note a scale or in a melody) with the same vowel.

Synonyms

  • vocalise

Antonyms

  • broken
  • unreasonable

Etymology

  • -ize (English)
  • -isen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • vocal (English)
  • vocal (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. vocalize

verb. ['ˈvoʊkəˌlaɪz'] utter speech sounds.

Synonyms

  • phonate
  • utter
  • verbalize
  • speak
  • talk
  • verbalise
  • vocalise

Antonyms

  • convict
  • acquit
  • qualify
  • disqualify

Etymology

  • -ize (English)
  • -isen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • vocal (English)
  • vocal (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. vocalize

verb. ['ˈvoʊkəˌlaɪz'] express or state clearly.

Synonyms

  • articulate
  • enunciate
  • tell
  • vocalise
  • say

Antonyms

  • active voice
  • silence
  • vowel
  • consonant

Etymology

  • -ize (English)
  • -isen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • vocal (English)
  • vocal (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Sentences with vocalize


1. Verb, base form
A deaf ferret will also be more likely to vocalize loudly with a scream than a hearing ferret.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Cats vocalize to get our attention, and whining is often done when cats are stressed or frustrated.

3. Adjective
Snowy owls rarely vocalize except during mating season.

4. Noun, singular or mass
When your dog goes into heat, she may become clingy and vocalize often.

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