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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 vo·cal·ize /ˈvokəˌlaɪz/
 (vt.)使發聲,使發成母音(vi.)發聲,練聲,被髮成母音

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vo·cal·ize v. t. [imp. & p. p. Vocalized p. pr. & vb. n. Vocalizing ]
 1. To form into voice; to make vocal or sonant; to give intonation or resonance to.
    It is one thing to give an impulse to breath alone, another thing to vocalize that breath.   --Holder.
 2. To practice singing on the vowel sounds.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 vocalize
      v 1: utter with vibrating vocal chords [syn: voice, sound, vocalise]
           [ant: devoice]
      2: sing with one vowel [syn: vocalise]
      3: pronounce as a vowel; "between two consonants, this liquid
         is vowelized" [syn: vocalise, vowelize, vowelise]
      4: express or state clearly [syn: articulate, enunciate, vocalise]
      5: utter speech sounds [syn: vocalise, phonate]