tone translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "tone" - English-Spanish dictionary


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/color
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
tone down phrasal verb to make or become softer, less harsh etc
reducir, suavizar
He toned down some of his criticisms.
(Definition of tone from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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