tenor - definition and synonyms


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  1. 1
    [uncountable] music the middle and higher range of musical notes written for men to sing

    Eric sings tenor.

     Synonyms and related words
    1. a.
      [countable] a man who sings this range of musical notes
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  2. 2
    [countable] music a musical instrument that plays a middle range of musical notes

    a tenor saxophone

  3. 3
    [singular] the feeling, mood, or main message that you get from a book, person, situation etc
    tenor of:

    I think the tenor of the discussions has been pretty positive.