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1. alto

noun. ['ˈæltoʊ'] the lowest female singing voice.

Synonyms

  • singing voice

Antonyms

  • elated
  • estimable

Etymology

  • alto (Italian)
  • altus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Alto Clef

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  • reff
  • ref
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  • jeffe
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  • deaf
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Example sentences of the word alto-clef


1. Noun Phrase
Use acronyms to help you remember the lines and spaces in the alto clef.

2. Noun Phrase
However, some music is written using the alto clef.

3. Noun Phrase
The instrument that normally uses the alto clef is the viola.

4. Noun Phrase
Write the E note on the fourth line of the alto clef.

2. alto

adjective. ['ˈæltoʊ'] (of a musical instrument) second highest member of a group.

Synonyms

  • high

Antonyms

  • horizontal
  • vertical

Etymology

  • alto (Italian)
  • altus (Latin)

3. clef

noun. ['ˈklɛf'] a musical notation written on a staff indicating the pitch of the notes following it.

Synonyms

  • treble staff
  • G clef
  • bass clef
  • F clef
  • treble clef
  • viola clef
  • soprano clef
  • tenor clef
  • musical notation
  • alto clef

Antonyms

  • atonality

4. alto

adjective. ['ˈæltoʊ'] of or being the highest male voice; having a range above that of tenor.

Synonyms

  • countertenor
  • high

Antonyms

  • short
  • down
  • side

Etymology

  • alto (Italian)
  • altus (Latin)

5. alto

noun. ['ˈæltoʊ'] (of a musical instrument) the second highest instrument in a family of musical instruments.

Antonyms

  • depression

Etymology

  • alto (Italian)
  • altus (Latin)

6. alto

adjective. ['ˈæltoʊ'] of or being the lowest female voice.

Synonyms

  • low-pitched
  • low

Antonyms

  • bottom
  • inferior
  • fragrant

Etymology

  • alto (Italian)
  • altus (Latin)

7. alto

noun. ['ˈæltoʊ'] a singer whose voice lies in the alto clef.

Synonyms

  • vocalizer
  • vocalist
  • vocaliser
  • singer

Antonyms

  • sufficient
  • anticyclone
  • loud
  • refined

Etymology

  • alto (Italian)
  • altus (Latin)

8. alto

noun. ['ˈæltoʊ'] the pitch range of the lowest female voice.

Antonyms

  • dejected

Etymology

  • alto (Italian)
  • altus (Latin)

9. alto

noun. ['ˈæltoʊ'] the highest adult male singing voice.

Synonyms

  • countertenor

Antonyms

  • tall
  • superior

Etymology

  • alto (Italian)
  • altus (Latin)
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