HyperDic: forte

English > 5 senses of the word forte:
NOUNattributeforte, strong suit, long suit, metier, specialty, speciality, strong point, strengthan asset of special worth or utility
communicationfortea musical composition or musical passage to be performed loudly
artifactfortethe stronger part of a sword blade between the hilt and the foible
ADJECTIVEallforte, loudused chiefly as a direction or description in music
ADVERBallforte, loudlyused as a direction in music
forte > pronunciation
Soundsfao'rt; fao'rtey
Rhymesabort ... wart: 48 rhymes with aort...
andante ... trente-et-quarante: 11 rhymes with tey...
English > forte: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningUsed chiefly as a direction or description in music.
Example"the forte passages in the composition"
Synonymloud
Narrowerfortementechiefly a direction or description in music
fortissimochiefly a direction or description in music
Oppositepiano, softUsed chiefly as a direction or description in music
Spanishalto, forte, fuerte
Nounsfortea musical composition or musical passage to be performed loudly
Adverbsforteused as a direction in music
English > forte: 5 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningAn asset of special worth or utility.
Example"cooking is his forte"
Synonymsstrong suit, long suit, metier, specialty, speciality, strong point, strength
Narrowergreen thumb, green fingersA special ability to make plants grow
Broaderasset, plusA useful or valuable quality
Oppositeweak pointAn attribute that is inadequate or deficient
Spanishespecialidad, especialización, fuerte, oficio, punto fuerte
Catalanfort
English > forte: 5 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA musical composition or musical passage to be performed loudly.
Broaderpassage, musical passageA short section of a musical composition
Adjectivesforteused chiefly as a direction or description in music
English > forte: 5 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningThe stronger part of a sword blade between the hilt and the foible.
Part ofsword, blade, brand, steelA cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard
Broaderpart, portionSomething less than the whole of a human artifact
English > forte: 5 senses > adverb 1
MeaningUsed as a direction in music; to be played relatively loudly.
Synonymloudly
Oppositepiano, softlyUsed as a direction in music
Spanishforte
Catalanforte
Adjectivesforteused chiefly as a direction or description in music

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