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See definition of vocable on Dictionary.com
  • as interm
  • as inword
  • as inspeech sound

synonyms for vocable

  • language
  • name
  • phrase
  • style
  • word
  • appellation
  • article
  • caption
  • denomination
  • designation
  • expression
  • head
  • indication
  • locution
  • moniker
  • nomenclature
  • terminology
  • title
  • click
  • consonant
  • liquid
  • phone
  • sonant
  • affricate
  • diphthong
  • fricative
  • implosive
  • phonetic entity
  • phonetic unit
  • plosive
  • sibilant
  • spirant
  • syllable
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How to use vocable in a sentence

Sometimes he merely alters a letter or two; sometimes he twists off the head or the tail of the unfortunate vocable altogether.
SPENSERR. W. CHURCH
Suppose I have an idea to which I give utterance by the vocable 'skrkl,' claiming at the same time that it is true.
THE MEANING OF TRUTHWILLIAM JAMES
There was a vocable that occasioned me some perplexity—indeed a haze envelopes it still.
AN IRISHMAN'S DIFFICULTIES WITH THE DUTCH LANGUAGEN.A. CUEY-NA-GAEL
A very little would have induced him to fill that empty vocable with a name.
DIANA OF THE CROSSWAYS, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
The same vocable is preserved to our day in the name borne by one of the provinces of Persia, Khouzistan.
A HISTORY OF ART IN CHALDA & ASSYRIA, V. 1GEORGES PERROT
Often I had wished to test in speech the widely alleged merits of this vocable.
SOMEWHERE IN RED GAPHARRY LEON WILSON
So similar to the Maya vocable Kaan, a tie, a rope; hence a clan: a number of people held together by the tie of parentage.
VESTIGES OF THE MAYASAUGUSTUS LE PLONGEON
But the Maya vocable Thallac, signifies a thing without steadiness, like the sea.
VESTIGES OF THE MAYASAUGUSTUS LE PLONGEON
The primitive vocable now conveyed a lively resentment, but there was the pleading of a patient sufferer in what followed.
SOMEWHERE IN RED GAPHARRY LEON WILSON
It is a pluralistic world now, and lordly Intuition—a dangerous vocable—rules over mere mental processes.
UNICORNSJAMES HUNEKER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO VOCABLE

  • affricate
  • click
  • consonant
  • diphthong
  • fricative
  • implosive
  • liquid
  • phone
  • phonetic entity
  • phonetic unit
  • plosive
  • sibilant
  • sonant
  • spirant
  • syllable
  • vocable
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.