What is another word for improvise?

Pronunciation: [ˈɪmpɹəvˌa͡ɪz] (IPA)

Improvisation is the act of creating or performing something without preparation or preconceived plans. Various synonyms are available to describe this term, including extemporize, spontaneous, impromptu, instinctive, and ad-lib. Improvise is often used in the context of music, where talented musicians can improvise for hours without any previous planning. The word "extemporize" is also commonly used in musical contexts and means to create or perform something without any prior planning. Impromptu means spontaneous and unplanned, while instinctive means that something is done naturally without any conscious decision. Ad-lib is a term used primarily in theater and film and means that the actor is improvising their lines without a script.

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What are the opposite words for improvise?

Improvise is a word that implies spontaneity, flexibility, and creativity. However, there are times when improvisation is not an option, and people may look for antonyms that convey the opposite meaning. Some antonyms for improvise are plan, prepare, organize, design, and arrange. These words imply a more structured, systematic, and deliberate approach to a task or situation, rather than relying on improvisation. Planning involves creating a strategy in advance, preparing involves getting ready for a specific task or event, organizing involves putting things in order or arranging them systematically, designing involves creating a plan or blueprint, and arranging involves putting things in a specific order or layout. While improvisation can be useful in some situations, having a plan in place can help in achieving a more successful outcome.

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Usage examples for Improvise

What I don't remember I'll improvise.
"The Instant of Now"
Irving E. Cox, Jr.
Sometimes the poet would improvise a short poem on the basis of any opening verse given to him.
"The Literature of Ecstasy"
Albert Mordell
"True; but"-Katrine shrugs her shoulders-"no man hesitates to improvise a little when there's a lady in the case.
"Erlach Court"
Ossip Schubin

Famous quotes with Improvise

  • The big difference is the size of the crew and the flexibility of shooting because of the size. I mean, it's crazy. So you can't improvise, you cannot suddenly do something that comes to mind, whereas in a small production you have much more flexibility.
    Bille August
  • You don't improvise with a Cameron Crowe script.
    Orlando Bloom
  • Learning how to improvise really awakened my interest in music.
    Carter Burwell
  • There are times when the writers ask us to improvise. Sometimes the animators are inspired by what you do, and sometimes you are inspired by what the animators do.
    Dan Castellaneta
  • So, for instance, if you came to me, I'd ask,'Do you want to write? Do you want to improvise? Why do you want to play this instrument? What do you want to do?'
    Ornette Coleman

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