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Synonyms for tenor
ˈtɛn ərtenor

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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tenor, tenor voicenoun

    the adult male singing voice above baritone

    Synonyms:
    tenor voice, strain

    Antonyms:
    low, low-pitched

  2. tenornoun

    the pitch range of the highest male voice

    Synonyms:
    tenor voice, strain

    Antonyms:
    low-pitched, low

  3. tenornoun

    an adult male with a tenor voice

    Synonyms:
    tenor voice, strain

    Antonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    tenor voice, strain

    Antonyms:
    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"

    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. tenoradjective

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

    "a tenor sax"

    Antonyms:
    low-pitched, low

  7. tenoradjective

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

    "tenor voice"

    Antonyms:
    low-pitched, low

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tenornoun

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

  2. tenornoun

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

  3. tenornoun

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "tenor":

    sax, content, tone

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How to use tenor in a sentence?

  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. Marc Fratepietro:

    In some markets issuers can optimize either price, size or tenor. In this market issuers can get all three, there's not a lot of upside to waiting.

  3. Georg Christoph Lichtenberg:

    One cannot demand of a scholar that he show himself a scholar everywhere in society, but the whole tenor of his behavior must none the less betray the thinker, he must always be instructive, his way of judging a thing must even in the smallest matters be such that people can see what it will amount to when, quietly and self-collected, he puts this power to scholarly use.

  4. Kerry Coombs:

    A lot of things look the same, there are facility upgrades, don’t get me wrong, but the tone and tenor that Luke has brought is special. It’s exciting to be a part of that. You feel that. So, it’s very similar and very different all at the same time.

  5. Henry Ford:

    Asking 'Who ought to be the boss' is like asking 'Who ought to be the tennor in the quartet' Obviously, the man who can sing tenor.


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