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Meaning of music by Wiktionary Dictionary


    Alternative forms


    From Anglo-Norman musik, musike, Old French musique, and their source Latin mūsica, from Ancient Greek μουσική ( τέχνη ) "( art ) of the Muses" .


    • enPR: myo͞o'zĭk, IPA: /ˈmjuːzɪk/, X-SAMPA: /"mju:zIk/
    • Rhymes: -uːzɪk


    music ( usually uncountable; plural: musics )

    1. A sound, or the study of such sounds, organized in time .
    2. ( figuratively ) Any pleasing or interesting sounds .
    3. A guide to playing or singing a particular tune; sheet music .


    See also


    See also

    • music in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

Explanation of music by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. musical activity ( singing or whistling etc. )

    2. his music was his central interest
    3. punishment for one's actions

    4. you have to face the music
    5. any agreeable ( pleasing and harmonious ) sounds

    6. he fell asleep to the music of the wind chimes
    7. the sounds produced by singers or musical instruments ( or reproductions of such sounds )

    8. an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner