Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of vocalization | Another word for vocalization | What is vocalization?

Definition 1: the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where vocalization or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a singer takes good care of his voice
  • the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations

Synonyms for vocalization in the sense of this definition

(vocalization is a kind of ...) something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups

(... is a kind of vocalization ) the musical quality of the voice while singing

(... is a kind of vocalization ) a style of dramatic vocalization between singing and speaking

(... is a kind of vocalization ) the voice on an unseen commentator in a film of television program

Definition 2: the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for vocalization in the sense of this definition

(vocalization is a kind of ...) communication that relies on hearing

(... is a kind of vocalization ) calling out an official list of names

(... is a kind of vocalization ) vulgar or irreverent speech or action

(... is a kind of vocalization ) the manner in which someone utters a word

"they are always correcting my pronunciation"

(... is a kind of vocalization ) the utterance of sounds expressing great joy

(... is a kind of vocalization ) an utterance made by exhaling audibly

(... is a kind of vocalization ) a vicious angry growl

(... is a kind of vocalization ) the utterance of intelligible speech

(... is a kind of vocalization ) something spoken

"he could hear them uttering merry speeches"

(... is a kind of vocalization ) an utterance (of words) with spitting sounds (as in rage)

(... is a kind of vocalization ) uttering in an irritated tone

(... is a kind of vocalization ) calling out the name of a person (especially by a loudspeaker system)

"the public address system in the hospital was used for paging"

(... is a kind of vocalization ) a soft indistinct utterance

(... is a kind of vocalization ) the sound of laughing

(... is a kind of vocalization ) a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition

"the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"

(... is a kind of vocalization ) a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate)

"a cry of rage" "a yell of pain"

(... is a kind of vocalization ) a harsh hoarse utterance (as of a frog)

(... is a kind of vocalization ) an abrupt excited utterance

"she gave an exclamation of delight" "there was much exclaiming over it"

(... is a kind of vocalization ) a word or phrase conveying no independent meaning but added to fill out a sentence or metrical line

(... is a kind of vocalization ) an utterance expressing pain or disapproval

(... is a kind of vocalization ) the utterance of a sound similar to clearing the throat; intended to get attention, express hesitancy, fill a pause, hide embarrassment, warn a friend, etc.

(... is a kind of vocalization ) a long loud emotional utterance

"he gave a howl of pain" "howls of laughter" "their howling had no effect"

(... is a kind of vocalization ) a gruff or angry utterance (suggestive of the growling of an animal)

(vocalization is a part of ...) (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language

More words

Another word for vocalist

Another word for vocalism

Another word for vocaliser

Another word for vocalise

Another word for vocalisation

Another word for vocalize

Another word for vocalizer

Another word for vocalizing

Another word for vocally

Another word for vocation


Other word for vocation

vocation meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce vocation