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1. cadence

noun. ['ˈkeɪdəns'] (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse.

Synonyms

  • prosody
  • beat
  • common measure
  • common meter
  • foot
  • metrical unit
  • meter
  • rhythmic pattern
  • scansion
  • metrical foot
  • measure
  • poetic rhythm
  • metre

Antonyms

  • standard
  • nonstandard
  • criticize

Etymology

  • cadence (French)
  • cadenza (Italian)

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Rhymes with Cadence

  • abeyance
  • abhorrence
  • absence
  • abstinence
  • abundance
  • acceptance
  • acceptance
  • accordance
  • acquaintance
  • acquiescence
  • adherence
  • admittance
  • adolescence
  • adolescence
  • adriance
  • affluence
  • agence
  • allegiance
  • alliance
  • allowance

How do you pronounce cadence?

Pronounce cadence as ˈkeɪdəns.

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Sentences with cadence


1. Noun, singular or mass
Aim for a cadence between 80 to 110 rpm and hold that intensity through the duration of the ride.

Quotes about cadence


1. I could still smell her on my fur. It clung to me, a memory of another world.I was drunk with it, with the scent of her. I'd got too close.The smell of summer on her skin, the half-recalled cadence of her voice, the sensation of her fingers on my fur. Every bit of me sang with the memory of her closeness.Too close.I couldn't stay away.
- Maggie Stiefvater, Shiver

2. cadence

noun. ['ˈkeɪdəns'] the close of a musical section.

Synonyms

  • amen cadence
  • musical passage
  • plagal cadence

Antonyms

  • rested
  • ride
  • subtract
  • head

Etymology

  • cadence (French)
  • cadenza (Italian)

3. cadence

noun. ['ˈkeɪdəns'] a recurrent rhythmical series.

Synonyms

  • rhythmicity

Antonyms

  • refresh
  • stand still

Etymology

  • cadence (French)
  • cadenza (Italian)
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