HyperDic: duet

English > 5 senses of the word duet:
NOUNquantityduet, couple, pair, twosome, twain, brace, span, yoke, couplet, distich, duo, dyad, duadtwo items of the same kind
groupduet, duette, duotwo performers or singers who perform together
groupduet, couple, twosome, duoa pair who associate with one another
communicationduet, duette, duoa musical composition for two performers
actduet, pas de deux(ballet) a dance for two people (usually a ballerina and a danseur noble)
duet > pronunciation
Soundsduweh't; dyuweh't
Rhymesabet ... yet: 108 rhymes with eht...
English > duet: 5 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningTwo items of the same kind.
Synonymscouple, pair, twosome, twain, brace, span, yoke, couplet, distich, duo, dyad, duad
Partsmate, fellowOne of a pair
Narrowerdoubleton(bridge) a pair of playing cards that are the only cards in their suit in the hand dealt to a player
Broadertwo, 2, II, deuceThe cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number
Spanishdúo, pareja, par, tándem
Catalanduo, parella, parell
English > duet: 5 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningTwo performers or singers who perform together.
Synonymsduette, duo
InstancesLaurel and HardyUnited States slapstick comedy duo who made many films together
Broadermusical organization, musical organisation, musical groupAn organization of musicians who perform together
Spanishdúo
Catalanduet, duo
English > duet: 5 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningA pair who associate with one another.
Synonymscouple, twosome, duo
Narrowersame-sex marriageTwo people of the same sex / sex who live together as a family
BroaderpairTwo people considered as a unit
Spanishdúo, pareja
Catalanduo, parella, parell
English > duet: 5 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningA musical composition for two performers.
Synonymsduette, duo
PartsprimoThe principal part of a duet / duet (especially a piano duet / duet)
secondoThe second or lower part of a duet / duet (especially a piano duet / duet)
Broadermusical composition, opus, composition, piece, piece of musicA musical work that has been created
Spanishdueto, duette, duo, dúo, dupla
Catalanduet, duo
English > duet: 5 senses > noun 5, act
Meaning(ballet) a dance for two people (usually a ballerina and a danseur noble).
Synonympas de deux
Part ofballet, concert danceA theatrical representation of a story that is performed to music by trained dancers
PartsadagioA slow section of a pas de deux requiring great skill and strength by the dancers
Broaderdancing, dance, terpsichore, saltationTaking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music
Spanishpas de deux
Catalanduet, pas de deux

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