Definisi 'tone'
English to English
noun
1 the quality of a person's voice
Example:
• he began in a conversational tone
• he spoke in a nervous tone of voice
source: wordnet30
2 (linguistics) a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages
Example:
• the Beijing dialect uses four tones
source: wordnet30
3 (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound)
Example:
• the timbre of her soprano was rich and lovely
• the muffled tones of the broken bell summoned them to meet
source: wordnet30
4 the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
Example:
• the feel of the city excited him
• a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
• it had the smell of treason
source: wordnet30
5 a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color
Example:
• after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted
source: wordnet30
6 a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound
Example:
• the singer held the note too long
source: wordnet30
7 a steady sound without overtones
Example:
• they tested his hearing with pure tones of different frequencies
source: wordnet30
8 the elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli
Example:
• the doctor tested my tonicity
source: wordnet30
9 a musical interval of two semitones
source: wordnet30
10 the quality of something (an act or a piece of writing) that reveals the attitudes and presuppositions of the author
Example:
• the general tone of articles appearing in the newspapers is that the government should withdraw
• from the tone of her behavior I gathered that I had outstayed my welcome
source: wordnet30
11 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.
source: webster1913
12 Quality, with respect to attendant feeling; the more or less variable complex of emotion accompanying and characterizing a sensation or a conceptual state; as, feeling tone; color tone.
source: webster1913
verb
13 utter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically
Example:
• The students chanted the same slogan over and over again
source: wordnet30
14 vary the pitch of one's speech
source: wordnet30
15 change the color or tone of
Example:
• tone a negative
source: wordnet30
16 change to a color image
Example:
• tone a photographic image
source: wordnet30
17 give a healthy elasticity to
Example:
• Let's tone our muscles
source: wordnet30
18 To utter with an affected tone.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
tinct, tinge, tint, touch, tincture, strengthen, amyotonia, atonia, atonicity, atony, linguistics, music, muscle, muscular tissue, color, coloring, colour, colouring, pitch, sound property, quality, interval, delivery, ambiance,

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