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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 for "tenor":

    sax, content, tone

How to pronounce tenor?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say tenor in sign language?

  1. tenor

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How to use tenor in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Evelyn Waugh:

    An artist must be a reactionary. He has to stand out against the tenor of the age and not go flopping along.

  3. Ron Howard:

    Pavarotti, it's unbelievably difficult to become that kind of tenor at that level. That's not just a gift but years of passion, focus and work.

  4. Jason Brodsky:

    The tempo and tenor of the recent explosions in Iran have been unusual. There is evidence of a concerted campaign underway to thwart Irans nuclear program, the more Iran advances its nuclear program in violation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the greater the likelihood for additional strikes.

  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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