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1. octave

noun. ['ˈɑːktɪv'] a feast day and the seven days following it.

Synonyms

  • church festival

Etymology

  • octavus (Latin)
  • octo (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Octave

  • alternative
  • captive
  • causative
  • causative
  • cognitive
  • collaborative
  • collaborative
  • collective
  • combative
  • commemorative
  • commemorative
  • communicative
  • comparative
  • conductive
  • congestive
  • connective
  • constructive
  • consultative
  • contemplative
  • contraceptive

Example sentences of the word octave


1. Noun, singular or mass
A change in mood or tone accompanied the progression from the octave to the sestet.

2. Adjective
This was a three and a half octave instrument that was made from 1946 until 1948.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
A simple one octave diatonic comb can produce a wide range of tunes and chords.

2. octave

noun. ['ˈɑːktɪv'] a musical interval of eight tones.

Synonyms

  • musical octave
  • musical interval

Etymology

  • octavus (Latin)
  • octo (Latin)

3. octave

noun. ['ˈɑːktɪv'] a rhythmic group of eight lines of verse.

Antonyms

  • open interval

Etymology

  • octavus (Latin)
  • octo (Latin)
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