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Synonyms for piano
piˈɑ noʊ, ˈpyɑ-pi·ano

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  1. pianonoun


  2. pianoadjective

    Soft. Used as a dynamic directive in sheet music in its abbreviated form, {p.}, to indicate lowering the volume of the music. In the pianoforte this is done by pressing the instrument's keys more lightly.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. piano, pianoforte, forte-pianonoun

    a keyboard instrument that is played by depressing keys that cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds

    pianissimo, pianoforte, forte-piano

    loud, forte, fortissimo, fortemente, loudly

  2. piano, pianissimoadjective

    (music) low loudness

    pianissimo, pianoforte, forte-piano

    forte, loud, fortemente, fortissimo, loudly

  3. piano, softadverb

    used chiefly as a direction or description in music

    "the piano passages in the composition"

    cushy, indulgent, mild, easy, balmy, lenient, voiced, soft, delicate, flabby, subdued, diffuse, flaccid, gentle, sonant, easygoing, diffused

    fortissimo, loud, fortemente, forte, loudly

  4. piano, softlyadverb

    used as a direction in music; to be played relatively softly

    gently, quietly, lightly, softly

    fortissimo, loud, forte, fortemente, loudly

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pianonoun


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  1. List of paraphrases for "piano":

    pianist, plan, footing

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  1. Aeham Ahmed:

    In the end, I love music and the piano, and I want to spread hope through songs.

  2. Elton John:

    He( Bernie) always gives me a lyric, i go into a room, put the lyric on the piano, look at the title. And as I start reading the song, a little movie comes in my head a bit like writing a film score where you get the visual part.

  3. Justin Hurwitz:

    Everything starts with me sitting at the piano for a very, very long time, going through one melody idea after another, after another. Throwing them out. Sending them to [director Damien Chazelle]. Then, throwing them out. Until we have the right melody or melodies.

  4. Dave Clark:

    It's just Freddie and piano and it really shows what an amazing performer, an amazing range he had, it gave me goosebumps because it's the way he performs it, like he tastes every word.

  5. Logan Pearsall Smith:

    The indefatigable pursuit of an unattainable perfection, even though it consists in nothing more than the pounding of an old piano, is what alone gives meaning to our life on this unavailing star.

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