1. [ verb ] utter with vibrating vocal chords
Synonyms: sound vocalise voice
Related terms: devoice pronounce chirk quaver voice singer voice phone utterer
2. [ verb ] (music) sing with one vowel
Synonyms: vocalise
Related terms: sing singer
3. [ verb ] (linguistics) pronounce as a vowel
Synonyms: vowelise vocalise vowelize

"between two consonants, this liquid is vowelized"

Related terms: pronounce vowel
4. [ verb ] (linguistics) utter speech sounds
Synonyms: vocalise phonate
Related terms: talk phone utterer
5. [ verb ] express or state clearly
Synonyms: enunciate vocalise articulate
Related terms: state enunciation
Similar spelling:   vocalizer