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vocal

vo·cal

vocal

 
 
pronunciation:
vo kl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: pertaining to or produced by the voice.
Speaking involves various types of vocal sounds.
synonyms:
oral, uttered, vocalized, voiced
antonyms:
nonvocal
similar words:
articulated, spoken, verbal
definition 2: capable of producing sound by the voice.
These monkeys are highly vocal animals.
definition 3: performed by singing.
Gregorian chant is a medieval form of vocal music.
synonyms:
lyric
similar words:
choral, operatic
definition 4: given to direct verbal expression; outspoken.
The workers have become more vocal in their complaints recently.
synonyms:
free-spoken, outspoken, vociferous
similar words:
forthright, loud, loudmouthed, plain-spoken, talkative, voluble
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a vocal sound.
synonyms:
speech, utterance, vocalization
similar words:
articulation
definition 2: a piece of popular music composed for the voice, often with instrumental accompaniment; song.
synonyms:
song
similar words:
anthem, ballad, chorus, ditty, folk song, lullaby, serenade, torch song
derivation: vocally (adv.)
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