Vo"cal*ize (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Vocalized (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Vocalizing (?).] [Cf. F. vocaliser.]
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.
To practice singing on the vowel sounds.
© Webster 1913.