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Noun
A modulation of the voice expressing a particular feeling or mood
“I couldn't hear the sarcastic tone in her voice and I felt jealousy rising in me.”
Noun
The general character or attitude of a place, piece of writing, situation, etc
“I'm also a little stunned by the tone of the piece.”
Noun
The particular quality of brightness, deepness, or hue of a shade of a colour
“Extraordinarily subtle gradations of hue and tone at the perimeters heighten the ethereal appearance of the whole.”
Noun
A musical or vocal sound with reference to its pitch, quality, and strength
“She is blessed with the cool, crystalline tone so characteristic of Scandinavian singers.”
Noun
A musical note or other sound used as a signal on a telephone or answering machine
“I make sure the volume on my beep tone is always turned up as high as it will go.”
Noun
The set of qualities that makes a person, a group of people, or a thing different from others
“… all that showbiz glitz is out of keeping with the tone of the college.”
Noun
Condition of the body
Verb
To be of a matching or similar tone
“The rich orange colour of the wood tones beautifully with the yellow roses.”
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