HyperDic: syncopate

English > 2 senses of the word syncopate:
VERBchangesyncopateomit a sound or letter in a word
changesyncopatemodify the rhythm by stressing or accenting a weak beat
syncopate > pronunciation
Soundssih'ngkahpey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > syncopate: 2 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningomit a sound or letter in a word.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"syncopate a word"
Broadershortenmake shorter / shorter than originally / originally intended
Spanishsincopar
Catalansincopar
Nounssyncope, syncopation(phonology) the loss of sounds from within a word (as in 'fo'c'sle' for 'forecastle')
English > syncopate: 2 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningmodify the rhythm by stressing or accenting a weak beat.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorymusic(music) the sounds produced by singers or musical instruments (or reproductions of such sounds)
Broadermodifymake less severe or harsh or extreme / extreme
Spanishsincopar
Catalansincopar
Nounssyncopationa musical rhythm accenting a normally weak beat
syncopationmusic (especially dance music) that has a syncopated rhythm
syncopatora musician who plays syncopated jazz music (usually in a dance band)

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