Consonance

  • 1 consonance — [ kɔ̃sɔnɑ̃s ] n. f. • consonancie v. 1150 sens 2; lat. consonantia, de sonus « son » 1 ♦ Mus. Ensemble de sons (accord) considéré dans la musique occidentale (et traditionnellement) comme agréable à l oreille (opposé à dissonance). Consonances… …

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  • 2 consonance — early 15c., agreement among persons, from O.Fr. consonance (12c.) consonance, rhyme, from L. consonantia harmony, agreement, from consonantem (nom. consonans) (see CONSONANT (Cf. consonant)). Meaning correspondence of sounds is from 1580s …

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  • 3 Consonance — Con so*nance, Consonancy Con so*nan*cy, n. [L. consonantia: cf. F. consonnance.] 1. (Mus.) Accord or agreement of sounds produced simultaneously, as a note with its third, fifth, and eighth. [1913 Webster] 2. Agreement or congruity; harmony;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 consonance — I noun accord, accordance, agreement, assent, assonance, attunement, chorus, coherence, coincidence, compatibility, compliance, concert, conciliation, concord, concordance, concurrence, conformity, consensus, consistency, continuity,… …

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  • 5 consonance — фр. [консона/нс], англ. [ко/нсэнэнс] consonanza лат. [консона/нциа] consonanza ит. [консона/нца] созвучие, согласие, консонанс …

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  • 6 consonance — *harmony, concord, accord Analogous words: agreement, conformity, correspondence (see corresponding verbs at AGREE): concurrence, coincidence (see corresponding verbs at AGREE): compatibility, congruity (see corresponding adjectives at CONSONANT) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 consonance — [n] agreement, consistency accord, chime, chorus, concert, concord, conformity, congruence, congruity, correspondence, harmony, suitableness, tune; concept 664 Ant. disagreement, discord, dissonance, incompatibility, incongruence, incongruity,… …

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  • 8 consonance — ► NOUN 1) agreement or compatibility. 2) the recurrence of similar sounding consonants, especially in prosody …

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  • 9 consonance — [kän′sə nəns] n. [ME & OFr < L consonantia < consonans, prp. of consonare, to sound together with < com , with + sonare < sonus,SOUND1] 1. harmony or agreement of elements or parts; accord 2. a pleasing combination of simultaneous… …

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  • 10 Consonance — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. La consonnance ou, depuis 1990, la consonance est une affinité de sons. En musique, la consonance (étymologiquement « sonner avec ») désigne la… …

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  • 11 consonance — n. in consonance with * * * [ kɒnsənəns] in consonance with …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 12 consonance — darnusis sąskambis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. concord; consonance vok. Konsonanz, f rus. консонанс, m; консонансный аккорд, m; созвучие, n pranc. accord consonant, m; consonance, f …

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  • 13 CONSONANCE — n. f. T. de Musique Accord de deux sons entendus simultanément et dont l’union plaît à l’oreille. Il y a des consonances parfaites et des consonances imparfaites : les parfaites sont l’unisson, la quarte, la quinte et l’octave ; les imparfaites… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 14 consonance — /kon seuh neuhns/, n. 1. accord or agreement. 2. correspondence of sounds; harmony of sounds. 3. Music. a simultaneous combination of tones conventionally accepted as being in a state of repose. Cf. dissonance (def. 2). See illus. under… …

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  • 15 consonance — con|so|nance [ kansənəns ] noun in consonance with VERY FORMAL in agreement with …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 consonance — noun 1 in consonance with formal agreeing with something or existing together without any problems 2 (countable uncountable) technical a combination of musical notes that sound pleasant: harmony (1) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 consonance — n. 1 agreement, harmony. 2 Prosody a recurrence of similar sounding consonants. 3 Mus. a harmonious combination of notes; a harmonious interval. Etymology: ME f. OF consonance or L consonantia (as consonant) …

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  • 18 consonance — noun Date: 15th century 1. harmony or agreement among components 2. a. correspondence or recurrence of sounds especially in words; specifically recurrence or repetition of consonants especially at the end of stressed syllables without the …

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  • 19 Consonance — …

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  • 20 consonance — noun a) The repetition of consonant sounds, but not vowels as in assonance. b) harmony; agreement; lack of discordance Ant: dissonance …

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