tone

Part of speech: verb

To give tone to; modify in tone; tune.

Part of speech: noun

A sound having a definite pitch; characteristic sound, as of a voice.

Part of speech: noun

A mood.

Part of speech: noun

Characteristic style.

Part of speech: noun

Vocal inflection; mode of utterance.

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Usage examples "tone":

  1. " It wouldn't do any good, Miss Taylor," he said in a firm tone. - "Madge Morton's Trust", Amy D. V. Chalmers.
  2. It was a question of tone. - "A Crooked Mile", Oliver Onions.
  3. " I do see," replied Lady Susan in a worried tone. - "The Vision of Desire", Margaret Pedler.