Definitions For Tone

noun

  • A quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color
  • (linguistics) a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages
  • (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound)
  • The quality of something (an act or a piece of writing) that reveals the attitudes and presuppositions of the author
  • A steady sound without overtones
  • A musical interval of two semitones
  • A notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound
  • The quality of a person's voice
  • The general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
  • The elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli
  • The quality of a person's voice
  • The quality of a sound produced by a musical instrument or singing voice
  • A quality, feeling, or attitude expressed by the words that someone uses in speaking or writing

verb

  • Give a healthy elasticity to
  • Change to a color image
  • Change the color or tone of
  • Vary the pitch of one's speech
  • Utter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically
  • To give strength and firmness to (something, such as muscles or skin)

Is Tone a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
4
Words with Friends
5

The word Tone is worth 4 points in Scrabble and 5 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Tone in a Sentence

  • He replied in a friendly tone.
  • They spoke in hushed tones.
  • Don't use that rude tone of voice with me.

Synonyms for Tone

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