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to whisper
/ˈhwɪspɝ/, /ˈwɪspɝ/
verb
to speak very softly or quietly, usually to avoid being overheard by others who are nearby
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to murmur
/ˈmɝmɝ/
verb
to speak in a low, soft voice, often in a way that is difficult to hear or understand
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to mumble
/ˈməmbəɫ/
verb
to speak in a low or unclear voice, often so that the words are difficult to understand
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to mutter
/ˈmətɝ/
verb
to speak in a way that is not clear or easily heard
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to vocalize
/ˈvoʊkəˌɫaɪz/
verb
to produce sounds or words with one's voice
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to iterate
/ˈɪɾɚɹˌeɪt/
verb
to repeat or perform something again, often to make it clearer, better, or to emphasize specific points
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to utter
/ˈətɝ/
verb
to make audible sounds without necessarily forming clear or meaningful words
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to articulate
/ɑɹˈtɪkjəˌɫeɪt/, /ɑɹˈtɪkjəɫət/
verb
to pronounce or utter something in a clear and precise way
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to pronounce
/pɹəˈnaʊns/
verb
to say the sound of a letter or word correctly or in a specific way
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to mispronounce
/mɪspɹəˈnaʊns/
verb
to say a word or words incorrectly, especially with regards to the proper pronunciation
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to enounce
/ɪnˈaʊns/
verb
to pronounce words clearly and correctly
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to enunciate
/iˈnənsiˌeɪt/, /ɪˈnənsiˌeɪt/
verb
to clearly and correctly articulate words
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to rave
/ˈɹeɪv/
verb
to express oneself with an extreme amount of enthusiasm and intensity, often lacking clear coherence
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to babble
/ˈbæbəɫ/
verb
to make random, meaningless sounds
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to gibber
/dʒˈɪbɚ/
verb
to speak rapidly and unintelligibly, often producing meaningless sounds
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to jabber
/dʒˈæbɚ/
verb
to talk rapidly and excitedly, often in a senseless manner
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to let out
/lˈɛt ˈaʊt/
verb
to make a sudden, uncontrolled vocal sound as a reaction to an emotion
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to maunder
/mˈɔːndɚ/
verb
to speak unclearly and quietly
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to exclaim
/ɪkˈskɫeɪm/
verb
to shout or speak suddenly and strongly, often expressing a strong emotion
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to call
/ˈkɔɫ/
verb
(of a bird or an animal) to produce a characteristic sound
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to call out
/kˈɔːl ˈaʊt/
verb
to shout something
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to sigh
/ˈsaɪ/
verb
to release a long deep audible breath, to express one's sadness, tiredness, etc.
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to stutter
/ˈstətɝ/
verb
to speak with involuntary repetitive sounds or interruptions in the flow of speech
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to recite
/ɹəˈsaɪt/
verb
to say something from memory, such as a poem or speech
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to chant
/ˈtʃænt/
verb
to say words or phrases repeatedly and in a rhythmic manner
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to purr
/ˈpɝ/
verb
to make a soft, continuous, and vibrating sound, usually when feeling happy
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