Translation of tone in German:

tone

Pronunciation: /təʊn/

n.

  • 2 (style of speaking) Ton, der
  • 3 (tint, shade) [Farb]ton, der
  • 4 [fig.] (character) lower/raise the tone of sth das Niveau einer Sache (Gen.) senken/erhöhen set the tone den Ton angeben

v.t.

Phrasal verbs

tone ˈdown

v.t. [ab]dämpfen [Farbe]; [fig.], mäßigen [Sprache]

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