HyperDic: triad

English > 4 senses of the word triad:
NOUNquantitytriad, three, 3, III, trio, threesome, tierce, leash, troika, trine, trinity, ternary, ternion, triplet, tercet, terzetto, trey, deuce-acethe cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
grouptriad, trio, triplet, triplea set of three similar things considered as a unit
grouptriad, trio, threesome, trinitythree people considered as a unit
communicationtriad, common chorda three-note major or minor chord
triad > pronunciation
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English > triad: 4 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningThe cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one.
Synonymsthree, 3, III, trio, threesome, tierce, leash, troika, trine, trinity, ternary, ternion, triplet, tercet, terzetto, trey, deuce-ace
Broaderdigit, figureOne of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration
Spanish3, terceto, ternion, tres, trey, trío, troika
Catalan3, tercer, tercet, ternion, tres, trey, trio, troica
English > triad: 4 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA set of three similar things considered as a unit.
Synonymstrio, triplet, triple
InstancesTrimurtiThe triad of divinities of later Hinduism
NarrowertrilogyA set of three literary or dramatic works related in subject / subject or theme
triplicity, trigon(astrology) one of four groups of the zodiac where each group consists of three signs separated from each other by 120 degrees
BroadersetA group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
Spanishterceto, tríada, triple
Catalantríada
English > triad: 4 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningThree people considered as a unit.
Synonymstrio, threesome, trinity
NarrowertriumvirateA group of three men responsible for public administration or civil authority
Broadergathering, assemblageA group of persons together in one place
Spanishtríada, trinca, trinidad, trío
Catalantríada, tríade, trinca, trinitat, trio
English > triad: 4 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningA three-note major or minor chord; a note and its third and fifth tones.
Synonymcommon chord
BroaderchordA combination of three or more notes that blend harmoniously when sounded together

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