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Meredith trembled at the tenderness in his tone.
"Really?" Simone said in a surprised tone of voice.
Don't you take that tone of voice with me (=don't speak to me so rudely)!
The positive tone of the evening had changed completely.
The opening remarks set the tone for the rest of the interview.
Trust you to lower the tone of the whole conversation!
This is the American English definition of tone. View British English definition of tone.