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Synonyms for tenor
ˈtɛn ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tenor, tenor voice(noun)

    the adult male singing voice above baritone

    Synonyms:
    tenor voice, strain

    Antonyms:
    low, low-pitched

  2. tenor(noun)

    the pitch range of the highest male voice

    Synonyms:
    tenor voice, strain

    Antonyms:
    low-pitched, low

  3. tenor(noun)

    an adult male with a tenor voice

    Synonyms:
    tenor voice, strain

    Antonyms:
    low-pitched, low

  4. tenor(noun)

    a settled or prevailing or habitual course of a person's life

    "nothing disturbed the even tenor of her ways"

    Synonyms:
    tenor voice, strain

    Antonyms:
    low, low-pitched

  5. tenor, strain(adj)

    the general meaning or substance of an utterance

    "although I disagreed with him I could follow the tenor of his argument"

    Synonyms:
    tune, melody, form, pains, straining, strain, melodic line, stress, breed, var., air, variant, nisus, line, tenor voice, stock, striving, nervous strain, melodic phrase, mental strain, song

    Antonyms:
    low, low-pitched

  6. tenor(adj)

    (of a musical instrument) intermediate between alto and baritone or bass

    "a tenor sax"

    Antonyms:
    low-pitched, low

  7. tenor(adj)

    of or close in range to the highest natural adult male voice

    "tenor voice"

    Antonyms:
    low-pitched, low

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. tenor

    Synonyms:
    drift, purport, intent, course, character, sense, stamp, meaning, effect, aim, scope, direction

    Antonyms:
    unmeaningness, purposelessness, irrelevance, discursiveness, incoherence, variance, divergence

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tenor(n.)

    Synonyms:
    course, manner, fashion, mood, form, cast, cut, stamp, tone, tendency, character

  2. tenor(n.)

    Synonyms:
    meaning, intent, purport, import, sense, spirit, drift, gist, significance

  3. tenor(n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Music.) highest part (for a man's voice)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    sax, content, tone

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