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1. forte

noun. ['ˈfɔrteɪ, ˈfɔrt'] an asset of special worth or utility.

Synonyms

  • long suit
  • strong point
  • speciality
  • green thumb
  • green fingers
  • plus
  • strong suit
  • specialty
  • strength
  • asset

Antonyms

  • weak point
  • incapability
  • incapableness
  • potent

Etymology

  • fort (French)
  • fortis (Latin)
  • forte (Italian)

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Rhymes with Forte

  • underreport
  • transport
  • misreport
  • teleport
  • vanwart
  • vancourt
  • valcourt
  • rancourt
  • precourt
  • jeancourt
  • extort
  • distort
  • contort
  • consort
  • comport
  • support
  • resort
  • report
  • purport
  • mccourt
  • mccort
  • laporte
  • import
  • exhort
  • escort
  • deport
  • cavort
  • athwart
  • zwart
  • thwart

How do you pronounce forte?

Pronounce forte as ˈfɔrteɪ.

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Sentences with forte


1. Noun, singular or mass
Ask students to start the phrase at piano, and then reach forte by the end of the phrase.

Quotes about forte


1. Dove la moralità è troppo forte l'intelletto perisce.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

2. forte-piano

noun. a keyboard instrument that is played by depressing keys that cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds.

Synonyms

  • soft pedal
  • piano action
  • mechanical piano
  • grand piano
  • sustaining pedal
  • clavier
  • loud pedal
  • piano
  • percussive instrument
  • keyboard
  • upright piano
  • Pianola
  • pianoforte
  • grand
  • fallboard
  • keyboard instrument
  • upright
  • fingerboard
  • fall-board
  • piano keyboard
  • sounding board
  • stringed instrument
  • percussion instrument
  • player piano

Antonyms

  • loudness
  • ignoble
  • ordinary
  • poor

3. forte

adjective. ['ˈfɔrteɪ, ˈfɔrt'] used chiefly as a direction or description in music.

Synonyms

  • loud
  • fortemente

Antonyms

  • commonality
  • disadvantage
  • disadvantageous

Etymology

  • fort (French)
  • fortis (Latin)
  • forte (Italian)

4. forte

adverb. ['ˈfɔrteɪ, ˈfɔrt'] used as a direction in music; to be played relatively loudly.

Antonyms

  • minus

Etymology

  • fort (French)
  • fortis (Latin)
  • forte (Italian)

5. forte

noun. ['ˈfɔrteɪ, ˈfɔrt'] the stronger part of a sword blade between the hilt and the foible.

Synonyms

  • blade
  • part
  • brand
  • sword
  • steel

Antonyms

  • strong
  • delicate
  • unsoundness
  • weak

Etymology

  • fort (French)
  • fortis (Latin)
  • forte (Italian)

6. forte

noun. ['ˈfɔrteɪ, ˈfɔrt'] (music) loud.

Synonyms

  • loudness
  • volume
  • fortissimo

Antonyms

  • vulnerability
  • rugged
  • destructibility
  • impermanence

Etymology

  • fort (French)
  • fortis (Latin)
  • forte (Italian)
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