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music

mu·sic

music

 
 
pronunciation:
myu zihk
phrases:
face the music
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: sound that has rhythm, melody, or harmony, usu. produced by voice or instrument.
similar words:
consonance, euphony, harmony, melody, rhythm, sound
definition 2: the art of combining various pitches and rhythms into a coherent composition.
synonyms:
composition
similar words:
creativity, ear, musicianship, virtuosity
definition 3: an expression or work of art made by combining pitches and rhythms into a coherent whole.
synonyms:
composition, melody, piece, song, tune
similar words:
aria, opus, symphony, work
definition 4: a written or printed notation of a coherent composition of rhythms and pitches; score.
synonyms:
score
similar words:
adaptation, arrangement, notation, sheet music, transcription
definition 5: a sweet or pleasant sound or group of sounds.
Your voice is music to my ears.
synonyms:
euphony
similar words:
melody, poetry, song, symphony
phrase: face the music
Word Builder: music +
  • musical1:
    having to do with music.
  • musical2:
    a play with songs and other music.
Word Explorer
broader categories that include music
conventionally associated with music
god of music
illegal use of music
some musical scales
some accessories for music
some actions of making music
some categories of ranges in music
some descriptions of music
some elements of music
some examples of music
some groups that perform music
some kinds of music
some notations in music
some parts of music
some people associated with music
some performances of music
some sounds of music
some sources of music
some units for measuring music
Word Parts
The word music contains the following part:
-ic Latin and Greek adjective-forming suffix that means like, pertaining to
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The suffix -ic attaches to roots and words of Greek or Latin origin to form adjectives. A few words ending in -ic (magic , critic , music ) were adjectives that became nouns in Greek before they entered English, also as nouns.