Translation of "voice" - English-French dictionary


noun /vois/

the sounds from the mouth made in speaking or singing

He has a very deep voice
He spoke in a quiet/loud/angry/kind voice.

the voice regarded as the means of expressing opinion

The voice of the people should not be ignored
the voice of reason/conscience.
voiced adjective

(negative unvoiced).

voiceless adjective

sans voix
voicemail noun

a system that stores telephone messages for subscribers to this service

messagerie vocale
Have you checked your voicemail?
be in good voice

to have one’s voice in good condition for singing or speaking

être en voix
The choir was in good voice tonight.
lose one’s voice

to be unable to speak eg because of having a cold, sore throat etc

perdre la voix
When I had ’flu I lost my voice for three days.
raise one’s voice

to speak more loudly than normal especially in anger

élever la voix
I don’t want to have to raise my voice to you again.

(Translation of “voice” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)