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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [myoo-zik]
    • /ˈmyu zɪk/
    • /ˈmjuːzɪk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [myoo-zik]
    • /ˈmyu zɪk/

Definitions of music word

  • noun music an art of sound in time that expresses ideas and emotions in significant forms through the elements of rhythm, melody, harmony, and color. 1
  • noun music the tones or sounds employed, occurring in single line (melody) or multiple lines (harmony), and sounded or to be sounded by one or more voices or instruments, or both. 1
  • noun music musical work or compositions for singing or playing. 1
  • noun music the written or printed score of a musical composition. 1
  • noun music such scores collectively. 1
  • noun music any sweet, pleasing, or harmonious sounds or sound: the music of the waves. 1

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Origin of music

First appearance:

before 1200
One of the 9% oldest English words
1200-50; Middle English musike < Latin mūsica < Greek mousikḕ (téchnē) (the art) of the Muse, feminine of mousikós, equivalent to Moûs(a) Muse + -ikos -ic

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Parts of speech for Music


music popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 100% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

music usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for music

noun music

  • soul — the principle of life, feeling, thought, and action in humans, regarded as a distinct entity separate from the body, and commonly held to be separable in existence from the body; the spiritual part of humans as distinct from the physical part.
  • rap — to carry off; transport.
  • rockrock the boat, Informal. to disrupt the smooth functioning or routine of something: Don't rock the boat by demanding special treatment from management.
  • melody — musical sounds in agreeable succession or arrangement.
  • piece — a separate or limited portion or quantity of something: a piece of land; a piece of chocolate.

Antonyms for music

noun music

  • silence — absence of any sound or noise; stillness.

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