What is another word for treble?

Pronunciation: [tɹˈɛbə͡l] (IPA)

Treble is a musical term used to describe the highest range of musical pitches. However, there are several synonyms that one can use to describe treble. These include high-pitched, soprano, falsetto, alto, and shrill. All these words indicate a sound that is high and sharp. In the technical sense, treble is used in music to describe the higher notes produced by instruments such as the violin, flute, and guitar. However, the synonyms can be used to refer to any type of sound that has a high pitch. These words are useful for writers and musicians who want to evoke a sense of high-pitched energy in their work.

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What are the hypernyms for Treble?

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What are the hyponyms for Treble?

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What are the opposite words for treble?

Treble is defined as the highest range of musical notes or sounds. Its antonyms are bass, low, and deep. Bass refers to the lowest range of musical notes or sounds. In music, bass and treble are used to describe the two main ranges of sound produced by speakers or musical instruments. The term low is used to describe sounds that are not high or pitched, but rather deep or resonant. Deep refers to a sound that is low in pitch or reaches great depths. These antonyms are helpful in understanding the different types of sounds and music produced by different instruments and singers.

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Usage examples for Treble

Her girlish treble faltered slightly.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman"
Pauline Lester
Then the boy in red announced in a high, clear treble: "Ladies and gentlemen, the noble sophomores!"
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman"
Pauline Lester
The accompaniment in the treble was in such odd time, and expressed in such an odd way, that Dorris could not help laughing to himself, although he enjoyed it; but finally all the instruments joined in a race to get to the end, and the music ceased.
"The Mystery of the Locks"
Edgar Watson Howe

Famous quotes with Treble

  • The treble parade would have been the most perfect moment of my footballing life, but for the two people standing behind me, clearly already plotting their next move.
    Robbie Fowler
  • "Double, treble, quadruple bubble, watch the stock market get into trouble..."
    Garth Nix
  • Nathalia can explain practically every line she has ever written; I have heard her uncertain treble clarify passages that have puzzled erudite authors. No poet that ever lived delighted in amassing such curious, half-forgotten sounds; not even Francis Thompson had so great a vocabulary of rare and archaic terms. . . Nathalia collects words the way a boy of her age collects postage stamps; she had thumbed Noah Webster's work (in various editions) and made a glossary of her own. The dictionary is her playbox and she knows exactly where every odd toy is concealed.
    Nathalia Crane
  • Of all the kindes of common countrey life, Methinkes a shepheards life is most content; His state is quiet peace, devoyd of strife; His thoughts are pure from all impure intent, His pleasures rate sits at an easie rent; He beares no mallice in his harmles hart, Malicious meaning hath in him no part.He is not troubled with th' afflicted minde, His cares are onely over silly sheepe; He is not unto jealozie inclinde, (Thrice happie man) he knowes not how to weepe; Whilst I the treble in deepe sorrowes keepe. I cannot keepe the meane; for why (alas) Griefes have no meane, though I for meane doe passe.
    Richard Barnfield
  • With whisper of her mellowing grain, With treble of brook and bud and tree, Earth joys for ever to sustain The bass eternal of the sea.
    Roden Noel

Related words: treble clef staff, treble clef symbol, treble clef music, treble clef notes, treble music staff

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