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Definition of "tone":

noun: a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color

noun: (linguistics) a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages

"the Beijing dialect uses four tones"

noun: (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound)

"the muffled tones of the broken bell summoned them to meet"

noun: the quality of something (an act or a piece of writing) that reveals the attitudes and presuppositions of the author

"the general tone of articles appearing in the newspapers is that the government should withdraw"

noun: a steady sound without overtones

"they tested his hearing with pure tones of different frequencies"

noun: a musical interval of two semitones

noun: a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound

noun: the quality of a person's voice

"he began in a conversational tone"

noun: the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people

"a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting"

noun: the elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli

verb: give a healthy elasticity to

"Let's tone our muscles"

verb: change to a color image

"tone a photographic image"

verb: change the color or tone of

"tone a negative"

verb: vary the pitch of one's speech

verb: utter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically

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