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1. muscle

noun. ['ˈmʌsəl'] one of the contractile organs of the body.

Synonyms

  • smooth muscle
  • sphincter muscle
  • muscle cell
  • musculus
  • anatomical sphincter
  • skeletal muscle
  • ocular muscle
  • involuntary muscle
  • muscle fibre
  • sphincter
  • striated muscle
  • contractile organ
  • levator
  • antagonistic muscle
  • contractor
  • supinator
  • rectus
  • tensor
  • pronator
  • muscle fiber

Antonyms

  • medulla
  • cortex
  • lightness
  • weak part

Etymology

  • muscle (French)
  • musculus (Latin)

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  • concepcion
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  • bourguignon
  • vanstone
  • unbeknown
  • trombone
  • romanone
  • overthrown
  • overgrown
  • overblown
  • morricone
  • montrone
  • homegrown
  • cipollone
  • calderon
  • yarchoan
  • stallone
  • scavone
  • postpone
  • outgrown
  • mcglone
  • mccrone
  • latrone
  • hipbone
  • dragone
  • dethrone
  • cyclone

Example sentences of the word muscle-tone


1. Noun Phrase
Do strength-training exercises to burn fat, speed up your metabolism and improve hamstring muscle tone.

2. Noun Phrase
Controversy swirls around whether light-dumbbell resistance training improves muscle tone and strength.

3. Noun Phrase
Filling your life with more movement will do a whole lot more than just help you maintain muscle tone.

4. Noun Phrase
As such, it is important for strong bones and teeth, muscle tone and mood.

2. muscle

noun. ['ˈmʌsəl'] animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells.

Synonyms

  • striated muscle tissue
  • muscular tissue
  • heart muscle
  • smooth muscle
  • muscle system
  • cardiac muscle
  • muscular structure
  • animal tissue

Antonyms

  • easy
  • comfortable
  • nonviolent
  • good

Etymology

  • muscle (French)
  • musculus (Latin)

3. muscle

noun. ['ˈmʌsəl'] a bully employed as a thug or bodyguard.

Synonyms

  • yob
  • hooligan
  • tough
  • bully
  • ruffian
  • muscleman
  • roughneck
  • yobbo
  • yobo

Antonyms

  • unsoundness
  • vulnerability
  • rugged
  • liability

Etymology

  • muscle (French)
  • musculus (Latin)

4. tone

noun. ['ˈtoʊn'] the quality of a person's voice.

Synonyms

  • speech
  • tone of voice
  • note
  • rotundity
  • roundness
  • delivery
  • manner of speaking

Antonyms

  • colorful
  • black-and-white
  • pigmentation
  • depigmentation

Etymology

  • ton (French)
  • tonus (Latin)
  • tone (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. tone

noun. ['ˈtoʊn'] (linguistics) a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages.

Antonyms

  • familiarity

Etymology

  • ton (French)
  • tonus (Latin)
  • tone (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. tone

noun. ['ˈtoʊn'] (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound).

Synonyms

  • plangency
  • colour
  • vibrancy
  • stridency
  • nasality
  • color
  • sonorousness
  • timber
  • sonority
  • resonance
  • coloration
  • stridence
  • ringing
  • quality
  • register
  • harmonic
  • shrillness
  • sound property
  • reverberance
  • colouration

Antonyms

  • depress
  • stand still
  • strengthen
  • tonality

Etymology

  • ton (French)
  • tonus (Latin)
  • tone (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. tone

noun. ['ˈtoʊn'] the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people.

Synonyms

  • feeling
  • flavor
  • look
  • spirit
  • atmosphere
  • Hollywood
  • Zeitgeist
  • smell
  • flavour
  • ambiance
  • ambience

Antonyms

  • inutility
  • generality
  • fruitfulness
  • naivete

Etymology

  • ton (French)
  • tonus (Latin)
  • tone (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. tone

noun. ['ˈtoʊn'] a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color.

Synonyms

  • tint
  • tincture
  • undertone
  • colour
  • richness
  • shade
  • colouring
  • mellowness
  • color
  • tinge

Antonyms

  • debilitating
  • atonic
  • atonal
  • walk

Etymology

  • ton (French)
  • tonus (Latin)
  • tone (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. tone

noun. ['ˈtoʊn'] a steady sound without overtones.

Synonyms

  • sound
  • harmonic
  • pure tone

Antonyms

  • curve
  • ignore
  • low status
  • subordinate

Etymology

  • ton (French)
  • tonus (Latin)
  • tone (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. tone

noun. ['ˈtoʊn'] a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound.

Synonyms

  • quarter note
  • tonic
  • keynote
  • demisemiquaver
  • pedal
  • passing tone
  • semiquaver
  • eighth note
  • subdominant
  • thirty-second note
  • submediant
  • quaver
  • crotchet
  • sixty-fourth note
  • shake
  • trill
  • acciaccatura
  • musical notation
  • monotone
  • chord
  • grace note
  • hemidemisemiquaver
  • musical scale
  • blue note
  • musical note
  • middle C
  • supertonic
  • minim
  • passing note
  • mediant
  • note
  • appoggiatura
  • half note
  • whole note
  • dominant
  • subtonic
  • pedal point
  • semibreve
  • sixteenth note
  • leading tone

Antonyms

  • blacken
  • stay
  • whiten
  • colorless

Etymology

  • ton (French)
  • tonus (Latin)
  • tone (Middle English (1100-1500))
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