Vocalize vs. Verbalize

Vocalize vs. Verbalize — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Vocalize and Verbalize

Vocalizeverb

To produce by using the vocal organs

"I said these things out loud, actually vocalized the words" (Joan Didion).

Verbalizeverb

To express in words

verbalized his displeasure.

Vocalizeverb

To give voice to; articulate

a poem that vocalizes popular sentiment.

Verbalizeverb

(Grammar) To convert to use as a verb

verbalized the noun contact.

Vocalizeverb

To mark (a vowelless Hebrew text, for example) with vowel points.

Verbalizeverb

To express oneself in words.

Vocalizeverb

To change (a consonant) into a vowel during articulation.

Verbalizeverb

To be verbose.

Vocalizeverb

To voice.

Verbalizeverb

(transitive) To speak or to use words to express.

Bill became tongue-tied and could not verbalize his thoughts in the presence of the girl he had a crush on.

Vocalizeverb

To use the vocal organs to produce sounds

birds that vocalize in flight.

Verbalizeverb

To adapt (a word of another part of speech) as a verb.

Vocalizeverb

To use another organ, such as a swim bladder, to produce sounds.

Verbalizeverb

be verbose;

This lawyer verbalizes and is rather tedious

Vocalizeverb

(Music) To sing.

Verbalizeverb

express in speech;

She talks a lot of nonsenseThis depressed patient does not verbalize

Vocalizeverb

(Linguistics) To be changed into a vowel.

Verbalizeverb

articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise;

She expressed her angerHe uttered a curse

Vocalizeverb

To express with the voice, to utter.

Verbalizeverb

convert into a verb;

many English nouns have become verbalized

Vocalizeverb

(of animals) To produce noises or calls from the throat.

We could hear the monkeys vocalizing, though we could not see them.

Vocalizeverb

(music) To sing without using words.

Vocalizeverb

(linguistics) To turn a consonant into a vowel.

In Hong Kong English, /l/ may be vocalized at the end of a syllable.

Vocalizeverb

To make a sound voiced rather than voiceless.

Vocalizeverb

(linguistics) To add vowel points to a consonantal script (e.g. niqqud in Hebrew)

Vocalizeverb

utter with vibrating vocal chords

Vocalizeverb

sing with one vowel

Vocalizeverb

pronounce as a vowel;

between two consonants, this liquid is vowelized

Vocalizeverb

express or state clearly

Vocalizeverb

utter speech sounds