Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
The thesaurus of synonyms and related words is fully integrated into the dictionary. Click on the thesaurus category heading under the button in an entry to see the synonyms and related words for that meaning.more
A female voice answered the phone.
We could hear voices in the next apartment.
He tried to keep the irritation out of his voice.
a man with a deep/soft/loud voice
The woman at the desk greeted him in a bored voice.
I knew from his tone of voice that he was extremely annoyed.
Phillips called back later, and this time there was real irritation in his voice.
The apartheid system left the majority of the population without a political voice.
Parents should have a voice in any changes to the school curriculum.
Her article gave voice to the anger felt by many local people.
The paper sees itself as the authentic voice of Middle England.
The senator has long been a voice of reason on this issue.
All twelve farmers' organizations spoke with one voice.