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UNISON

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does unison mean? 

UNISON (noun)
  The noun UNISON has 3 senses:

1. corresponding exactly
2. occurring together or simultaneously
3. (music) two or more sounds or tones at the same pitch or in octaves

  Familiarity information: UNISON used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


UNISON (noun)


Sense 1unison [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Corresponding exactly

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Context example:

marching in unison

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

accord; agreement (harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters)


Sense 2unison [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Occurring together or simultaneously

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Context example:

the two spoke in unison

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

co-occurrence; coincidence; concurrence; conjunction (the temporal property of two things happening at the same time)


Sense 3unison [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(music) two or more sounds or tones at the same pitch or in octaves

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Context example:

singing in unison

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

sound (the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause)

Domain category:

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


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