Definitions and translations for "cadence"

Definition of cadence

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Noun
1. The act or state of declining or sinking.
2. Balanced, rhythmic flow.
3. The measure or beat of movement.
4. The general inflection or modulation of the voice, or of any sound.
5. A progression of at least two chords which conclude a piece of music, section or musical phrases within it. Sometimes referred to analogously as musical punctuation.
6. A cadenza, or closing embellishment; a pause before the end of a strain, which the performer may fill with a flight of fancy.
7. A fall in inflection of a speaker’s voice, such as at the end of a sentence.
8. A dance move which ends a phrase.
The cadence in a galliard step refers to the final leap in a cinquepace sequence.
9. The rhythm and sequence of a series of actions.
10. The number of steps per minute.
11. The number of revolutions per minute of the cranks or pedals of a bicycle.
12. A chant that is sung by military personnel while running or marching; a jody call.
13. Cadency
14. Harmony and proportion of movement, as in a well-managed horse.
Verb
15. To give a cadence to.
16. To give structure to.
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English - English - cadence

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n. rhythm, beat, intonation, inflection
n. rhythm, cadency
v. give rhythm

English - Spanish - cadence

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s. cadencia, ritmo

English - French - cadence

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n. cadence, rythme; battement, intonation, inflexion

English - German - cadence

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n. Rhythmus

English - Indonesian - cadence

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n. turunnya: naik turunnya suara, irama

English - Italian - cadence

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s. cadenza, inflessione; ritmo; intonazione, modulazione

English - Polish - cadence

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n. rytm, takt, miarowość, kadencja, spadek

English - Portuguese - cadence

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s. cadência, ritmo

English - Romanian - cadence

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n. cadenţă {muz.}, ritm, metru

English - Russian - cadence

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с. каденция, ритм, мерный шаг, движение в ногу, модуляция, понижение голоса

English - Turkish - cadence

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i. ritim, ses uyumu, tempo, kadans, sesin alçalması, ritm; ahenk

English - Ukrainian - cadence

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n. каданс, каденція, рима, метр, ритм, крок: мірний крок, такт, рух в ногу, модуляція, зниження, ушухання, гармонія

French - English - cadence

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(f) n. rhythm, cadency

English - Dutch - cadence

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zn. intonatie, cadans, ritme

English - Greek - cadence

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ουσ. κυματισμός φωνής, ρυθμός

French - Spanish - cadence

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(musique) cadencia (f); ritmo (m); compás (m)

French - German - cadence

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n. geschwindigkeit, kadenz, rhythmus, takt, tempo

French - Italian - cadence

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(musique) cadenza (f); pulsare (m); ritmo (m); tempo (m)

French - Portuguese - cadence

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(musique) cadência (f); ritmo (m); batida (f); compasso (m)

French - Russian - cadence

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n. такт (f), ритм (f), темп (f), ритмичность (f), каденция (f), интервал (тех.) (f), скорость (тех.) (f), частота (тех.) (f), интенсивность (f)

French - Turkish - cadence

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[la] düzenlilik, ahenk

French - Dutch - cadence

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(musique) cadenza (m/f); cadens (m/f); ritme (n)

English - Arabic - cadence

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‏كادنزا موسيقي، إيقاع، محط، نغمة ختامية‏

English - Chinese - cadence

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(名) 抑扬顿挫; 韵律; 节奏

English - Chinese - cadence

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(名) 抑揚頓挫; 韻律; 節奏

English - Hindi - cadence

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n. स्वर का घटाना, ताल, तालबद्ध क़दम, छोटा शाखा

English - Japanese - cadence

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(名) 韻律; 抑揚; リズム; 終止

English - Korean - cadence

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명. 운율, 박자, 강약

English - Vietnamese - cadence

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n. nhịp, âm điệu, điệu hát, phách, điệu nhạc
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Synonyms for cadence
rhythm: throb, pulsation, beat, vibration, tick, measure