There are 2 translations of tone in Spanish:

tone1

Pronunciation: /təʊn/

n

  • 1 1.1 u c (quality of sound, voice) tono (m) from the tone of her voice I could tell that … por el tono de voz me di cuenta de que … don't speak to your mother in that tone of voice! ¡no le hables a tu madre en ese tono! 1.2
    (tones pl)
    (sound) sonido (m); (voice) voz (f)
    1.3 c [Ling] tono (m) ascendente/descendente (before n) tone language lengua (f) tonal 1.4 c [Telec] señal (f) (sonora) engaged tone (BrE) señal (f) or tono (m) de ocupado or (Esp) de comunicando
  • 3 3.1 u (mood, style) tono (m) the tone of the speech/article el tono del discurso/artículo to set the tone marcar* la pauta the tone of the market [Fin] la tónica or tendencia del mercado 3.2 u (standard, level) nivel (m) to raise/lower the tone of sth levantar/bajar el nivel de algo
  • 4 u (of muscle) tono (m) (muscular) exercise helps keep your body in tone el ejercicio te ayuda a mantener el tono muscular

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There are 2 translations of tone in Spanish:

tone2

vi

  • to tone (in) (with sth) combinar or armonizar* (con algo)

vt

Phrasal verbs

tone down

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[language] moderar; [criticism] moderar, atenuar*; [color] atenuar*

tone up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[muscles/body] tonificar*, dar* tono a

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Word of the day ojota
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sandal …
Cultural fact of the day

In Santiago, Chile, there are almost a dozen newspapers. The most important dailies are El Mercurio (www.elmercurio.cl), founded in 1900, La Nación, and La Tercera (www.tercera.cl).