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CADENCE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does cadence mean? 

CADENCE (noun)
  The noun CADENCE has 3 senses:

1. (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
2. the close of a musical section
3. a recurrent rhythmical series

  Familiarity information: CADENCE used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


CADENCE (noun)


Sense 1cadence [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

cadence; metre; meter; measure; beat

Hypernyms ("cadence" is a kind of...):

poetic rhythm; prosody; rhythmic pattern ((prosody) a system of versification)

Domain category:

metrics; prosody (the study of poetic meter and the art of versification)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "cadence"):

catalexis (the absence of a syllable in the last foot of a line or verse)

scansion (analysis of verse into metrical patterns)

common measure; common meter (the usual (iambic) meter of a ballad)

foot; metrical foot; metrical unit ((prosody) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm)


Sense 2cadence [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The close of a musical section

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("cadence" is a kind of...):

musical passage; passage (a short section of a musical composition)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "cadence"):

amen cadence; plagal cadence (a cadence (frequently ending church music) in which the chord of the subdominant precedes the chord of the tonic)


Sense 3cadence [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A recurrent rhythmical series

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

cadency; cadence

Hypernyms ("cadence" is a kind of...):

rhythmicity (the rhythmic property imparted by the accents and relative durations of notes in a piece of music)


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