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ORCHESTRATE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does orchestrate mean? 

ORCHESTRATE (verb)
  The verb ORCHESTRATE has 2 senses:

1. write an orchestra score for
2. plan and direct (a complex undertaking)

  Familiarity information: ORCHESTRATE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ORCHESTRATE (verb)


Sense 1orchestrate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Write an orchestra score for

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

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

score (write a musical score for)

Domain category:

euphony; music (any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

Sentence examples:

Did he orchestrate his major works over a short period of time?
They will orchestrate the duet


Sense 2orchestrate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Plan and direct (a complex undertaking)

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Synonyms:

mastermind; engineer; orchestrate; organize; organise; direct

Context example:

he masterminded the robbery

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

plan (make plans for something)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "orchestrate"):

choreograph (plan and oversee the development and details of)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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