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CONSONANCE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does consonance mean? 

CONSONANCE (noun)
  The noun CONSONANCE has 2 senses:

1. the repetition of consonants (or consonant patterns) especially at the ends of words
2. the property of sounding harmonious

  Familiarity information: CONSONANCE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CONSONANCE (noun)


Sense 1consonance [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The repetition of consonants (or consonant patterns) especially at the ends of words

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

consonance; consonant rhyme

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

rhyme; rime (correspondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially final sounds))


Sense 2consonance [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The property of sounding harmonious

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

harmoniousness; consonance

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

harmony (an agreeable sound property)


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