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Meaning of ANDANTE

Pronunciation:  an'dantee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a moderately slow tempo (a walking pace)
  2. [adv]  (music) at a moderately slow temp; "this passage must be played andante"
  3. [adj]  (of tempo) moderately slow
 

ANDANTE is a 7 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: slow
 
 See Also: pacing, tempo

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\An*dan"te\, a. [It. andante, p. pr. of andare to go.]
(Mus.)
Moving moderately slow, but distinct and flowing; quicker
than larghetto, and slower than allegretto. -- n. A movement
or piece in andante time.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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