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English - Etymology 1

From French _ton_, from Latin _tonus_ (“sound, tone”), from Ancient Greek _τόνος_ (tónos, “strain, tension, pitch”), from _τείνω_ (teínō, “I stretch”) PRONUNCIATION * (UK) enPR: tōn, IPA(key): /təʊn/ * (US) enPR: tōn, IPA(key): /toʊn/ * Rhymes: -əʊn NOUN TONE (_plural_ TONES) * (music) A specific pitch. * (music) (_in the diatonic scale_) An interval of a major second. * (music) (_in a Gregorian chant_) A recitational melody. * The character of a sound, especially the timbre of an instrument or voice. * General character, mood, or trend. _Her rousing speech gave an upbeat TONE to the rest of the evening._ * (linguistics) The pitch of a word that distinguishes a difference in meaning, for example in Chinese. * (dated) A whining style of speaking; a kind of mournful or artificial strain of voice; an affected speaking with a measured rhythm and a regular rise and fall of the voice. _Children often read with a TONE._ * (literature) The manner in which speech or writing is expressed. * W. C. Bryant Their TONE was dissatisfied, almost menacing. * (obsolete) State of mind; temper; mood. * Bolingbroke The strange situation I am in and the melancholy state of public affairs, […] drag the mind down […] from a philosophical TONE or temper, to the drudgery of private and public business. * The shade or quality of a colour. * The favourable effect of a picture produced by the combination of light and shade, or of colours. _This picture has TONE._ * The definition and firmness of a muscle or organ. see also: tonus * (biology) The state of a living body or of any of its organs or parts in which the functions are healthy and performed with due vigor. * (biology) Normal tension or responsiveness to stimuli. SYNONYMS * (_an interval of a major second_): whole tone DERIVED TERMS * dial tone * halftone * muscle tone * semitone * tonebar, tone bar * tone of voice RELATED TERMS * atonal * tonal * diatonic * intonation * intone * monotone * ringtone * tone-deaf * tone-deafness * tonal * tonality * tonic * tonicity * tune * toneme TRANSLATIONS VERB TONE (_third-person singular simple present_ TONES, _present participle_ TONING, _simple past and past participle_ TONED) * (transitive) to give a particular tone to * (transitive) to change the colour of * (transitive) to make (something) firmer * (intransitive) to harmonize, especially in colour * (transitive) To utter with an affected tone. SYNONYMS * (give a particular tone to): * (change the colour of): color/colour, dye, paint, tint * (make firmer): firm, firm up, tone up * (harmonize): harmonise/harmonize * (utter with an affected tone): DERIVED TERMS * toned * tone down * toner * tone up * tony, toney (affected tone) TRANSLATIONS

From French ton, from Latin tonus (sound, tone), from Ancient Greek τόνος (tónos, strain, tension, pitch), from τείνω (teínō, I stretch)

Pronunciation

  • (UK) enPR: tōn, IPA(key): /təʊn/
  • (US) enPR: tōn, IPA(key): /toʊn/
  • Rhymes: -əʊn

Noun

tone (plural tones)

  1. (music) A specific pitch.
  2. (music) (in the diatonic scale) An interval of a major second.
  3. (music) (in a Gregorian chant) A recitational melody.
  4. The character of a sound, especially the timbre of an instrument or voice.
  5. General character, mood, or trend.
    Her rousing speech gave an upbeat tone to the rest of the evening.
  6. (linguistics) The pitch of a word that distinguishes a difference in meaning, for example in Chinese.
  7. (dated) A whining style of speaking; a kind of mournful or artificial strain of voice; an affected speaking with a measured rhythm and a regular rise and fall of the voice.
    Children often read with a tone.
  8. (literature) The manner in which speech or writing is expressed.
  9. (obsolete) State of mind; temper; mood.
  10. The shade or quality of a colour.
  11. The favourable effect of a picture produced by the combination of light and shade, or of colours.
    This picture has tone.
  12. The definition and firmness of a muscle or organ. see also: tonus
  13. (biology) The state of a living body or of any of its organs or parts in which the functions are healthy and performed with due vigor.
  14. (biology) Normal tension or responsiveness to stimuli.
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Verb

tone (third-person singular simple present tones, present participle toning, simple past and past participle toned)

  1. (transitive) to give a particular tone to
  2. (transitive) to change the colour of
  3. (transitive) to make (something) firmer
  4. (intransitive) to harmonize, especially in colour
  5. (transitive) To utter with an affected tone.
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English - Etymology 2

From Middle English _tone_, _ton_, _toon_, from the incorrect division of _thet one_ (“the/that one”). Compare Scots _tane_ in _the tane_; see also tother. PRONOUN TONE * (now dialectal) The one (of two). * 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, _Le Morte d'Arthur_, Bk.X, Ch.lxiij: So wythin the thirde day, there cam to the cité thes two brethirne: the TONE hyght Sir Helyus and the other hyght Helake STATISTICS

From Middle English tone, ton, toon, from the incorrect division of thet one (the/that one). Compare Scots tane in the tane; see also tother.

Pronoun

tone

  1. (now dialectal) The one (of two).

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English - External Links

* tone in _Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary_, G. & C. Merriam, 1913 * tone in _The Century Dictionary_, The Century Co., New York, 1911

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English - Anagrams

* Eton * note

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Danish - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /toːnə/, [ˈtˢoːnə]

  • IPA(key): /toːnə/, [ˈtˢoːnə]

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Danish - Noun

TONE

tone

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Danish - Verb

TONE (_imperative_ TON, _infinitive_ AT TONE, _present tense_ TONER, _past tense_ TONEDE, _past participle_ HAR TONET) * sound * tone * tint

tone (imperative ton, infinitive at tone, present tense toner, past tense tonede, past participle har tonet)

  1. sound
  2. tone
  3. tint

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Dutch - Verb

TONE * (archaic) singular present subjunctive of _tonen_

tone

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of tonen

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Dutch - Anagrams

* toen

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Latin - Noun

TONE * vocative singular of _tonus_

tone

  1. vocative singular of tonus

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Norwegian Bokmål - Etymology

From Ancient Greek _"tonos"_, via Latin, and Old Norse _tóni_

From Ancient Greek "tonos", via Latin, and Old Norse tóni

Dont le dans la catégorieNORWEGIAN BOKMÅL - NOUN
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Norwegian Bokmål - Noun

TONE

tone

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Norwegian Bokmål - References

* “tone” in _The Bokmål Dictionary_.

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Norwegian Nynorsk - Etymology

From Ancient Greek _"tonos"_, via Latin, and Old Norse _tóni_

From Ancient Greek "tonos", via Latin, and Old Norse tóni

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Norwegian Nynorsk - Noun

TONE

tone

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Norwegian Nynorsk - References

* “tone” in _The Nynorsk Dictionary_.

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Swahili - Noun

TONE

tone


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