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bass1

bass1

pronunciation:
beIs
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the part of music that requires the lowest range of pitch, or sounds made in the low range.
My father sings bass in the church choir.He always makes the bass louder when he listens to that song.
antonyms:
treble
definition 2: the largest musical instrument with strings in the orchestra. It is played with a bow and produces low, deep tones.
synonyms:
bass viol
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: in the lowest musical range, or of a low pitch in sound.
He plays the bass guitar.His bass voice started to develop in eighth grade.
Homophone Note
The words bass1 and base sound alike but have different meanings. To find out why a bass player would not like to be called a base player, look up base.
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