consisting of many voices or sounds.
2. Music. a.
having two or more voices or parts, each with an independent
melody, but all harmonizing; contrapuntal (opposed to homophonic
pertaining to music of this kind.
capable of producing more than one tone at a time, as an organ or a harp.
Phonetics. having more than one phonetic value, as the letter s, that is voiced (z) in nose and unvoiced (s) in salt.