Voicing
Voice Voice, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Voiced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Voicing}.] 1. To give utterance or expression to; to utter; to publish; to announce; to divulge; as, to voice the sentiments of the nation. ``Rather assume thy right in silence and . . . then voice it with claims and challenges.'' --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

It was voiced that the king purposed to put to death Edward Plantagenet. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

2. (Phon.) 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. [1913 Webster]

3. To fit for producing the proper sounds; to regulate the tone of; as, to voice the pipes of an organ. [1913 Webster]

4. To vote; to elect; to appoint. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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