Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary
English - Vietnamese Dictionary
tone /toun/
  • danh từ
    • tiếng; (nhạc) âm
      • the sweet tone of the violin: tiếng viôlông êm dịu
      • heart tones: tiếng đập của tim (khi bác sĩ nghe)
    • giọng
      • to speak in an angry tone: nói giong giận dữ
    • sức khoẻ; trương lực
      • to recover tone: hồi phục sức khoẻ
      • to lose tone: suy nhược
    • (hội họa) sắc
    • (nghĩa bóng) vẻ, phong thái
      • a tone of elegance: vẻ tao nhã
  • ngoại động từ
    • làm cho có giọng riêng
    • làm cho có sắc điệu
    • (âm nhạc) so dây (đàn)
    • nội động từ
      • hoà hợp, ăn nhịp
        • the curtains tone with the carpet: những bức màn hoà hợp với tấm thảm
      • to tone down
        • bớt gay gắt; làm cho dịu, làm cho đỡ gay gắt
      • the apology toned down his anger: lời xin lỗi làm cho cơn giận của anh ta dịu đi
      • làm cho (màu sắc) dịu đi
      • to tone up
        • khoẻ lên, mạnh lên; làm cho mạnh lên, làm cho khoẻ ra
      • exercise tones up the muscles: sự tập luyện làm cho bắp thịt khoẻ ra
      • làm cho (màu) tươi lên; làm cho (tính chất) đậm nét hơn
    Concise Dictionary
    +the quality of a person's voice
    +(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 general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    +a quality of a given color that differs slightly from a primary color
    +a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound
    +a steady sound without overtones
    +the elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli
    +a musical interval of two semitones
    +the quality of something (an act or a piece of writing) that reveals the attitudes and presuppositions of the author
    +utter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically
    +vary the pitch of one's speech
    +change the color or tone of
    +change to a color image
    +give a healthy elasticity to

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 sound, note:
    Odd tones emanated from the electronic music-maker.
    2 stress, emphasis, force, accent, intonation, modulation, phrasing, inflection, pitch, tonality, timbre, sound (colour), tone colour or quality, colour or colouring, resonance, sonorousness, sonority, fullness, richness:
    The tone of his voice is extraordinarily melodic.
    3 manner, style, attitude, air, aspect, approach, note, tenor, tone of voice, mode of expression, temper, vein, spirit, air:
    Do not take that imperious tone with me!
    4 tint, tinge, shade, hue, colour, colouring, cast:
    The fabric has a silvery tone that makes it shimmer.
    5 tone down. temper, modify, reduce, moderate, modulate, soften, quiet(en), dampen, dull, subdue, mute, soft-pedal:
    Please tone down your voice or the neighbours will hear you.
    6 tone up. (re)invigorate, tune (up), brighten (up), (re)vitalize, freshen (up), limber up, get into condition or shape:
    I really have to tone up my body before I put on a swimsuit this summer.

    Random quote: Blessed is the person who is too busy to worry in the daytime, and too sleepy to worry at night.: Leo Aikman

    Latest queries: ifs, drunkard, wrong-foot, jump, stereotype, alkali, defuse, stationery, spam, paradoxical, expatriate, ore, stability, untainted, corresponding, commemorate, stretcher, relive, velvety, toned,

    Updated: 14/03/2018: A new open-source Javascript engine/library named Howler has been employed to handle audiofile. Enjoy pronunciation!

    Optional: 01/2018:Picture Dictionary

    Updated: 05/06/2018:List of Academic Words

    Updated: 03/2019: Learning by reading annotated text, reliable state of art and updated news