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Meaning of word tone from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

tone   verb

Meaning : Utter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically.

Example : The students chanted the same slogan over and over again.

Synonyms : chant, intone

Meaning : Vary the pitch of one's speech.

Synonyms : inflect, modulate

Meaning : Change the color or tone of.

Example : Tone a negative.

Meaning : Change to a color image.

Example : Tone a photographic image.

Meaning : Give a healthy elasticity to.

Example : Let's tone our muscles.

Synonyms : strengthen, tone up

tone   noun

Meaning : The quality of a person's voice.

Example : 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.

Example : The Beijing dialect uses four tones.

Meaning : (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.

Synonyms : quality, timber, timbre

Meaning : 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.

Synonyms : feel, feeling, flavor, flavour, look, smell, spirit

किसी स्थान, परिस्थिति आदि की सामान्य स्थिति या वातावरण और इसका लोगों पर पड़नेवाला प्रभाव।

आपकी बातों से विद्रोह की गंध आ रही है।
गंध, गन्ध, बास, वास

Meaning : 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.

Synonyms : shade, tincture, tint

Meaning : A notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound.

Example : The singer held the note too long.

Synonyms : musical note, note

संगीत में सात निश्चित शब्द या ध्वनियाँ जिनका स्वरूप, तीव्रता, तन्यता आदि स्थिर है।

षडज, ऋषभ, गांधार, मध्यम, पंचम, धैवत और निषाद - ये सात संगीत स्वर हैं।
मुख्य स्वर, शुद्ध स्वर, संगीत स्वर, सुर, स्वर

Meaning : A steady sound without overtones.

Example : They tested his hearing with pure tones of different frequencies.

Synonyms : pure tone

Meaning : The elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli.

Example : The doctor tested my tonicity.

Synonyms : tonicity, tonus

Lack of normal muscular tension or tonus.

amyotonia, atonia, atonicity, atony

Meaning : A musical interval of two semitones.

Synonyms : step, whole step, whole tone

Meaning : 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.


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