Definition of Music in English :

Define Music in English

Music meaning in English

Meaning of Music in English

Pronunciation of Music in English

Music pronunciation in English

Pronounce Music in English


see synonyms of music


1. music

an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner

2. euphony, music

any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds

Example Sentences:
'he fell asleep to the music of the wind chimes'

3. music

musical activity (singing or whistling etc.)

Example Sentences:
'his music was his central interest'

4. music

(music) the sounds produced by singers or musical instruments (or reproductions of such sounds)

5. medicine, music

punishment for one's actions

Example Sentences:
'you have to face the music'
'take your medicine'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of music
an art form consisting of sequences of sounds in time, esp tones of definite pitch organized melodically, harmonically, rhythmically and according to tone colour
such an art form characteristic of a particular people, culture, or tradition
Indian music
rock music
baroque music
the sounds so produced, esp by singing or musical instruments
written or printed music, such as a score or set of parts
any sequence of sounds perceived as pleasing or harmonious
6. rare
a group of musicians
the Queen's music
7.  face the music
8.  music to one's ears

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see synonyms of music
the art and science of combining vocal or instrumental sounds or tones in varying melody, harmony, rhythm, and timbre, esp. so as to form structurally complete and emotionally expressive compositions
the sounds or tones so arranged, or the arrangement of these
any rhythmic sequence of pleasing sounds, as of birds, water, etc.
a particular form, style, etc. of musical composition or a particular class of musical works or pieces
folk music
the body of musical works of a particular style, place, period, or composer
the written or printed score of a musical composition
ability to respond to or take pleasure in music
no music in his soul
7.  Rare
a group of musical performers

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of music
1. The art of arranging sounds in time so as to produce a continuous, unified, and evocative composition, as through melody, harmony, rhythm, and timbre.
2. Vocal or instrumental sounds possessing a degree of melody, harmony, or rhythm.
a. A musical composition.
b. The written or printed score for such a composition.
c. Such scores considered as a group: We keep our music in a stack near the piano.
4. A musical accompaniment.
5. A particular category or kind of music.
6. An aesthetically pleasing or harmonious sound or combination of sounds: the music of the wind in the pines.

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