|1.||[ noun ] sounds uttered for auditory communication|
|Related terms:||auditory_communication laugh cry cry howl exclamation sigh sob speech groan snarl speaking rasp paging growling profanity croak rejoicing expletive roll_call sputter sleep_talking pronunciation pronunciation phone talk phonate|
|2.||[ noun ] the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract|
|Synonyms:||voice vox vocalisation phonation|
"a singer takes good care of his voice" "the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations"
|Related terms:||communication singing_voice voice_over sprechgesang voice phonate|