- 1the amount of space that an object or a substance fills; the amount of something, especially a sound
- 2a book forming part of a work or series
Using volume: Examples
Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "volume" can be used in various situations through the following examples!
The volume of water in the tank was too low.
She turned up the volume on the radio.
The encyclopedia has 20 volumes.
The band played at full volume.
He spoke in a low volume.
volume Synonyms and Antonyms
Idioms Using volume
to convey a lot of information or emotion through one's actions or words
Her silence spoke volumes about her disappointment.
Can you turn up the volume on the TV? I can't hear it very well.
The author didn't explicitly state his opinion, but you can read between the lines and see what he really thinks.
Phrases with volume
Can you turn down the volume control on the TV?
The store sells a high volume of products during the holiday season.
The company experienced low volume sales during the recession.
Origins of volume
from Latin 'volumen', meaning 'a roll'
Summary: volume in Brief
The term 'volume' [ˈvɑːljʊm] refers to the amount of space an object or substance fills, or the amount of something, especially sound. It can also refer to a book in a series. Examples include 'The volume of water in the tank was too low,' and 'The encyclopedia has 20 volumes.' Phrases include 'volume control,' and idioms like 'speak volumes,' conveying a lot of information or emotion through one's actions or words.