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INTERLUDE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does interlude mean? 

INTERLUDE (noun)
  The noun INTERLUDE has 2 senses:

1. an intervening period or episode
2. a brief show (music or dance etc) inserted between the sections of a longer performance

  Familiarity information: INTERLUDE used as a noun is rare.


INTERLUDE (verb)
  The verb INTERLUDE has 1 sense:

1. perform an interlude

  Familiarity information: INTERLUDE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


INTERLUDE (noun)


Sense 1interlude [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An intervening period or episode

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

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

interval; time interval (a definite length of time marked off by two instants)

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

entr'acte (the interlude between two acts of a play)


Sense 2interlude [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A brief show (music or dance etc) inserted between the sections of a longer performance

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

entr'acte; interlude; intermezzo

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

show (the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining)

Domain category:

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


INTERLUDE (verb)


Sense 1interlude [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Perform an interlude

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Context example:

The guitar player interluded with a beautiful improvisation

Hypernyms (to "interlude" is one way to...):

perform (give a performance (of something))

Domain category:

music (musical activity (singing or whistling etc.))

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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