HyperDic: consonant

English > 4 senses of the word consonant:
NOUNcommunicationconsonanta speech sound that is not a vowel
communicationconsonanta letter of the alphabet standing for a spoken consonant
ADJECTIVEallconsonant, harmonic, harmonical, harmonized, harmonisedinvolving or characterized by harmony
allconsonant, accordant, agreeable, conformable, concordantin keeping
consonant > pronunciation
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > consonant: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningInvolving or characterized by harmony.
Synonymsharmonic, harmonical, harmonized, harmonised
Broaderharmoniousmusically pleasing
Spanisharmónico, consonante, harmónico, harmonizado
Nounsconsonancethe property of sounding harmonious
English > consonant: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningIn keeping.
Synonymsaccordant, agreeable, conformable, concordant
Broaderconsistent(sometimes followed by 'with') in agreement or consistent or reliable / reliable
English > consonant: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA speech sound that is not a vowel.
Narroweralveolar consonant, dental consonant, alveolar, dentalA consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue near the gum ridge
aspirateA consonant pronounced with aspiration
geminateA doubled or long consonant
guttural, guttural consonant, pharyngeal, pharyngeal consonantA consonant articulated in the back of the mouth or throat
labial consonant, labialA consonant whose articulation involves movement of the lips
labiodental consonant, labiodentalA consonant whose articulation involves the lips and teeth
lingualA consonant that is produced with the tongue and other speech organs
liquidA frictionless continuant that is not a nasal consonant (especially 'l' and 'r')
nasal consonant, nasalA consonant produced through the nose with the mouth closed
obstruentA consonant that is produced with a partial or complete blockage of the airflow from the lungs through the nose or mouth
surd, voiceless consonantA consonant produced without sound from the vocal cords
velar, velar consonantA consonant produced with the back of the tongue touching or near the soft palate
Broaderphone, speech sound, sound(phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language
Oppositevowel, vowel soundA speech sound made with the vocal tract open
Spanishconsonante, sonido consonante, sonido consonántico
Catalanconsonant, so consonàntic, so consonant
Adjectivesconsonantalbeing or marked by or containing or functioning as a consonant
consonantalrelating to or having the nature of a consonant
English > consonant: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA letter of the alphabet standing for a spoken consonant.
Broaderletter, letter of the alphabet, alphabetic characterThe conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech

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