"vocalize" in the verb sense
1. voice, sound, vocalize, vocalise
utter with vibrating vocal chords
2. vocalize, vocalise
sing (each note a scale or in a melody) with the same vowel
3. vocalize, vocalise, vowelize, vowelise
pronounce as a vowel
"between two consonants, this liquid is vowelized"
4. articulate, enunciate, vocalize, vocalise
express or state clearly
5. vocalize, vocalise, phonate
utter speech sounds
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