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Synonyms for tenor
ˈtɛn ərtenor

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. tenor

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

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

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. tenor, tenor voicenoun

    the adult male singing voice above baritone

    tenor voice, strain

    low, low-pitched

  2. tenornoun

    the pitch range of the highest male voice

    tenor voice, strain

    low-pitched, low

  3. tenornoun

    an adult male with a tenor voice

    tenor voice, strain

    low-pitched, low

  4. tenornoun

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

    "nothing disturbed the even tenor of her ways"

    tenor voice, strain

    low, low-pitched

  5. tenor, strainadjective

    the general meaning or substance of an utterance

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

    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

    low, low-pitched

  6. tenoradjective

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

    "a tenor sax"

    low-pitched, low

  7. tenoradjective

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

    "tenor voice"

    low-pitched, low

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. tenornoun

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

  2. tenornoun

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

  3. tenornoun

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "tenor":

    sax, content, tone

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  1. Marc Fratepietro:

    Market conditions are exceptionally favorable for issuers, in some markets issuers can optimize either price, size or tenor. In this market issuers can get all three.

  2. Jonathan Whitehead:

    It's a great environment for consumers, consumers typically have narrow pre-agreed risk management remits, but have extended their hedging activities by amount and tenor. Many are pushing hedges out to five years, and that's pretty unusual.

  3. Alden Meyer:

    The tenor of the debate in the U.S. is being noticed, and to the extent that these deniers had some role in creating that dynamic within the Republican electorate, they’ve certainly had an impact.

  4. Robert LaVoy Finicum:

    We used to could walk up to them and talk with the FBI agents in a friendly manner... but the tenor has changed, they have become more hardened. When they step out of their vehicles now they're stepping out with their rifles and they're not willing to engage in just friendly dialogue...

  5. Thomas Gray:

    Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray; Along the cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way.

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