Dictionary definition for: Tone
5. (n) (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound) "the timbre of her soprano was rich and lovely" "the muffled tones of the broken bell summoned them to meet"
8. (n) the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people; "the feel of the city excited him" "a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting" "it had the smell of treason"
15. (n) 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" "from the tone of her behavior I gathe
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