Meaning : The quality of a person's voice.
He began in a conversational tone.
He spoke in a nervous tone of voice.
Synonyms : tone of voice
Meaning : (linguistics) a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages.
The Beijing dialect uses four tones.
Meaning : A steady sound without overtones.
They tested his hearing with pure tones of different frequencies.
Synonyms : pure tone
Meaning : The quality of something (an act or a piece of writing) that reveals the attitudes and presuppositions of the author.
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.
Meaning : Change the color or tone of.
Tone a negative.
Meaning : Change to a color image.
Tone a photographic image.