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Definition of TONE

  • any sound with reference to its quality, pitch, etc.
  • quality of sound
  • vocal sound
  • particular style or manner
  • to gain or cause to gain in tone or strength
  • firmness
  • elegance
  • to give a certain tone to
  • to become or cause to become softened or moderated
  • to make (a color) less intense in hue; subdue
  • to harmonize in tone or coloring; blend
  • to give a higher or stronger tone to
  • to harmonize [v TONED, TONING, TONES]
  • to give a particular tone (a sound of definite pitch and vibration) to [v TONED, TONES, TONING]