Translation of "tone" - English-Spanish dictionary

tone

noun uk /təʊn/

the quality of a sound, especially of someone’s voice

tono, timbre
I knew by her tone of voice that she was serious.

(Translation of “tone” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

tone

noun /təun/

(the quality of) a sound, especially a voice

tono
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

tono
various tones of green.

firmness of body or muscle

tono
Your muscles lack tone – you need exercise.

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

tono
tonal adjective

of musical tones.

tonal
toneless adjective

without tone; with no variation in sound etc

monótono
She spoke in a toneless voice.
tonelessly adverb

monótonamente
tone down phrasal verb

to make or become softer, less harsh etc

reducir, suavizar
He toned down some of his criticisms.

(Translation of “tone” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)