music
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English musik, from Anglo-French musike, from Latin musica, from Greek mousikē any art presided over by the Muses, especially music, from feminine of mousikos of the Muses, from Mousa Muse Date: 13th century 1. a. the science or art of ordering tones or sounds in succession, in combination, and in temporal relationships to produce a composition having unity and continuity b. vocal, instrumental, or mechanical sounds having rhythm, melody, or harmony 2. a. an agreeable sound ; euphony <
her voice was music to my ears
>
b. musical quality <
the music of verse
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3. a musical accompaniment <
a play set to music
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4. the score of a musical composition set down on paper 5. a distinctive type or category of music <
there is a music for everybody — Eric Salzman
>

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