Übersetzung von “tone” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


nountone /toʊn/
countable-uncountable the quality of a sound
ton masculine

a high-pitched tone
un ton haut perché

I could tell he was angry from the tone of his voice.
Je pouvais dire qu'il était en colère au ton de sa voix.
the atmosphere or feeling of sth
ton masculine

a friendly tone
un ton amical
countable a sound or beep that signals sth
signal masculine sonore , bip masculine

Leave your message after the tone.
Laissez votre message après le signal sonore.
countable a color or shade of a color
ton masculine , teinte feminine

skin tone
la teinte de la peau / la carnation

decorated in muted tones
décoré dans des tons discrets / des teintes discrètes
uncountable how firm your skin, body, etc. is
tonus masculine

excellent muscle tone
excellent tonus musculaire


verb transitive-intransitive tone /toʊn/, tone up /ˈtoʊn ˈʌp/
to exercise in order to make your skin, body, etc. firmer

Swimming tones up your whole body.
La natation muscle tout votre corps.

(Übersetzung von “tone” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


noun /təun/

(the quality of) a sound, especially a voice

He spoke in a low/angry/gentle tone
He told me about it in tones of disapproval
That singer/violin/piano has very good tone.

a shade of colour

various tones of green.

firmness of body or muscle

Your muscles lack tone – you need exercise.

in music, one of the larger intervals in an octave eg between C and D.

tonal adjective

of musical tones.

toneless adjective

without tone; with no variation in sound etc

She spoke in a toneless voice.
tonelessly adverb

sans timbre
tone down

to make or become softer, less harsh etc

(s’)atténuer, (s’)adoucir
He toned down some of his criticisms.

(Übersetzung von “tone” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)