Definition of 'tone'
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Work out at home with simple weights or bands to build and tone your muscle. The Sun (2016)It almost set the tone for the rest of the record. The Sun (2017)Its high moral tone means it must be above criticism. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They really catch on to the tone of my voice. Times, Sunday Times (2017)We could listen to his husky tones all day. The Sun (2016)The tone had changed from fury to anguish. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They're great for all hair colours and skin tones. The Sun (2016)Yet while the tone may be conciliatory, the message is firm. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She said:'My body has definitely toned up. The Sun (2016)Who it's good for Anyone who wants to tone up and improve balance and core stability. The Sun (2017)Some variation in tone would have given the track more gravity. The Sun (2014)This set the tone for the rest of my stay. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Please leave a message after the high moral tone. The Sun (2009)The tone is pitched at high hysteria throughout. Times, Sunday Times (2007)My legs were soon toned again as were my back and stomach muscles. No Way Home: A Cuban Dancer's Tale (2007)This is a book with a very distinctive style and tone. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)The workout programme is designed to improve muscle strength and tone around your middle. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But those who only did toning and stretching exercises did not improve. The Sun (2010)The tone and texture of notes were sculpted into unfathomable shapes in the blink of an eye. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Those who clearly speak in controlled tones also raise a question as to why. Christianity Today (2000)That was helpful in terms of the tone of the piece. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Do make the tone of the speech humble. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He spoke in a low clear tone that seemed to thrill her with a sort of alarm. The Daisy Chain (1837)You can enjoy all your favourite foods while working on that toned bikini body. The Sun (2015)What is most striking about the letter is its tone of apology. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The message set the tone for the day. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This change of tone quality can only happen from within. Music and the Elemental Psyche: A Practical Guide to Music and Changing Consciousness (1987)Their tone in rehearsal sounds sharp with familiarity. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The young tone of voice is recognisable and appealing. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The tone is similar to previous pieces said to have been written by him. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Two matching sofas and two chairs upholstered in a different but toning colour works much better. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This loss also affects vocal range, tone quality and stability. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She also went from a size 20 to a toned size ten. The Sun (2013)
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Translations for 'tone'
British English: tone NOUN
The tone of a sound is its particular quality.
We could hear him speaking in low tones to her.
Definition of tone from the Collins English Dictionary
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