What is another word for cadence?

2650 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ kˈe͡ɪdəns], [ kˈe‍ɪdəns], [ k_ˈeɪ_d_ə_n_s]

Cadence is a musical term that refers to the rhythmic flow of sounds in a particular piece of music. However, it can also be used in everyday language to describe the flow or rhythm of speech or writing. Some synonyms for cadence include melody, rhythm, tempo, flow, pulse, beat, and lilt. These words are all related to the idea of a regular or recurring pattern in sound or movement. The choice of synonym will depend on the context and the nuances of what is being described. For example, melody might be used to describe the rise and fall of a vocal line, while tempo might be used to refer to the speed of a piece of writing.

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  • Equivalence

    • Noun, singular or mass
      tempo.
  • Independent

    • Proper noun, singular
      pace.
    • Noun, singular or mass
      pace.
  • Other Related

    • Noun, singular or mass
      rhythm.

What are the hypernyms for Cadence?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Cadence?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Cadence

Seeing them, Betty said again: 'It wouldn't work-for any of us,' with a new gentle cadence in her tone.
"The Furnace"
Rose Macaulay
All the way up from Rangoon to Mandalay and from Mandalay here, two of the crew, one on either side of the bows, takes sounding with a bamboo, alternately singing out the feet in a sing-song melancholy cadence that briskens and changes a little when the water suddenly shoals.
"From Edinburgh to India & Burmah"
William G. Burn Murdoch
Free verse may or may not have a cadence all its own, but one feels that those who advocate free verse need not try to prove that it does and must possess a cadence peculiar to itself.
"The Literature of Ecstasy"
Albert Mordell

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