HyperDic: keynote

English > 5 senses of the word keynote:
NOUNcommunicationkeynotethe principal theme in a speech or literary work
cognitionkeynotea fundamental or central idea
communicationkeynote, tonic(music) the first note of a diatonic scale
VERBchangekeynoteset the keynote of
communicationkeynotegive the keynote address to (an audience)
keynote > pronunciation
Soundskiy'now.t
Rhymesafloat ... zygote: 61 rhymes with owt...
English > keynote: 5 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe principal theme in a speech or literary work.
Part ofkeynote speech, keynote addressA speech setting forth the keynote
Broadersubject, topic, themeThe subject matter of a conversation or discussion
Verbskeynotegive the keynote address to (an audience)
English > keynote: 5 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA fundamental or central idea.
Broaderidea, thoughtThe content of cognition
Verbskeynoteset the keynote of
English > keynote: 5 senses > noun 3, communication
Meaning(music) the first note of a diatonic scale.
Synonymtonic
CategorymusicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
NarrowerC(music) the keynote of the scale of C major
Broadernote, musical note, toneA notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound
Spanishtónica
English > keynote: 5 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningSet the keynote of.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"Comfort keynotes this designer's Fall collection"
Broadersetput into a certain state
Nounskeynotea fundamental or central idea
English > keynote: 5 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningGive the keynote address to (an audience) .
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderaddress, speakGive a speech to
Spanishcentral
Nounskeynotethe principal theme in a speech or literary work

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