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Tone (IPA: /ˈtoʊn/)


Tone (n.)

Sound, or the character of a sound, or a sound considered as of this or that character; as, a low, high, loud, grave, acute, sweet, or harsh tone.

Tone (n.)

Accent, or inflection or modulation of the voice, as adapted to express emotion or passion.

Tone (n.)

A whining style of speaking; a kind of mournful or artificial strain of voice; an affected speaking with a measured rhythm ahd a regular rise and fall of the voice; as, children often read with a tone.

Tone (n.)

A sound considered as to pitch; as, the seven tones of the octave; she has good high tones.

Tone (n.)

The larger kind of interval between contiguous sounds in the diatonic scale, the smaller being called a semitone as, a whole tone too flat; raise it a tone.

Tone (n.)

The peculiar quality of sound in any voice or instrument; as, a rich tone, a reedy tone.

Tone (n.)

A mode or tune or plain chant; as, the Gregorian tones.

Tone (n.)

That state of a body, or of any of its organs or parts, in which the animal functions are healthy and performed with due vigor.

Tone (n.)

Tonicity; as, arterial tone.

Tone (n.)

State of mind; temper; mood.

Tone (n.)

Tenor; character; spirit; drift; as, the tone of his remarks was commendatory.

Tone (n.)

General or prevailing character or style, as of morals, manners, or sentiment, in reference to a scale of high and low; as, a low tone of morals; a tone of elevated sentiment; a courtly tone of manners.

Tone (n.)

The general effect of a picture produced by the combination of light and shade, together with color in the case of a painting; -- commonly used in a favorable sense; as, this picture has tone.

Tone (v. t.)

To utter with an affected tone.

Tone (v. t.)

To give tone, or a particular tone, to; to tune. See Tune, v. t.

Tone (v. t.)

To bring, as a print, to a certain required shade of color, as by chemical treatment.

Tone

Linguistics

Tone

Literary element; expresses the writer's attitude toward the subject matter

Tone

Sound with a typical pitch; steady periodic sound ;characterized by its duration, pitch, intensity (or loudness), and timbre (or quality)

Tone

Audible characteristics of a player's sound ;product of all influences on what can be heard by the listener (characteristics of the instrument itself, differences in playing technique, and the physical space in which the instrument is played)

Tone

Sound

Tone Synonyms

Note, Musical Note

Tone Synonyms

Pure Tone

Tone Synonyms

Shade, Tincture, Tint

Tone Synonyms

Smel, Feeling, Feel, Flavour, Spirit, Flavor, Look

Tone Synonyms

Timber, Quality, Timbre

Tone Synonyms

Tone Of Voice

Tone Synonyms

Tonicity, Tonus

Tone Synonyms

Step, Whole Tone, Whole Step

Tone Synonyms

Intone, Chant

Tone Synonyms

Modulate, Inflect

Tone Synonyms

Tone Up, Strengthen

TONE (Acronym / Abbreviation)

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TONE (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Tilted optimized nonsaturating excitation

TONE (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Tonicity enhancer

TONE (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Tonicity response element

TONE (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Tonicity-responsive enhancer

TONE (Acronym / Abbreviation)

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TONE (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Trial of Nonpharmacologic Interventions in the Elderly

Tone Rhymes

Blown, Boan, Boehne, Boen, Bohn, Bohne, Bone, Bown, Bowne, Clone, Coan, Cohn, Cone, Crone, Doan, Doane, Doanh, Don't, Drone, Flown, Fone, Goan, Goen, Groan, Groen, Grone, Grown, Hoehn, Hoehne, Hoen, Hone, Joan, Jone, Kloehn, Known, Koehn, Koehne, Koen, Kohne, Krohn, Loan, Lone, Moan, Moen, Mon, Mone, Oanh, Own, Phone, Plohn, Prone, Rhone, Roan, Roane, Roen, Rone, Schoen, Schone, Scone, Sewn, Shone, Shown, Sloan, Sloane, Slone, Sown, Stone, Thoen, Thone, Throne, Thrown, Tone, Trone, Zone

Alone, Arone, Athlone, Atone, Barone, Barrone, Bastogne, Bayonne, Bemoan, Cadrone, Capone, Carone, Catone, Cirone, Cologne, Condone, Cyclone, Damone, Dethrone, Dijon, Disown, Dragone, Farone, Garone, Hipbone, Homegrown, Intone, Latrone, Leone, Lupone, Malone, Mamone, Marone, Masone, Mccone, Mccrone, Mcglone, Mchone, Mckone, Mckown, Melloan, Milone, Mione, Montrone, Outgrown, Outshone, Palone, Pavone, Perone, Picone, Pirone, Postpone, Ramon, Ramone, Raton, Salone, Scavone, Scimone, Sharon, Shirone, Simone, Stallone, Tirone, Trombone, Tyrone, Unknown, Valone, Vanstone, Varone, Yarchoan

Bourguignon, Calderon, Cipollone, Overblown, Overgrown, Overthrown, Romanone, Unbeknown

Concepcion
Corporacion, Diaz-calderon

Tone (Last Name / Surname)

Tone is the #20,434 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 1,300 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Tone in Spanish is Tono

Tagalog Translation

Tone in Tagalog is Bawasan

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Alas! to-day I would give everything To see a friend's face, or hear a voice That had the slightest tone of comfort in it." - Friendship

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Always the tone of surprise." - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Rents once sais, thirs nothin like a darker skin tone tae increase the vigilance ay the police n the magistrates: too right." - Irvine Welsh

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Sing again, with your dear voice revealing A tone Of some world far from ours, Where music and moonlight and feeling Are one." - Singing

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Take the tone of the company you are in." - Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield


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