Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun adagio

2 senses of adagio

Sense 1
adagio -- ((music) a composition played in adagio tempo (slowly and gracefully); "they played the adagio too quickly")
       => musical composition, opus, composition, piece, piece of music -- (a musical work that has been created; "the composition is written in four movements")
       => passage, musical passage -- (a short section of a musical composition)

Sense 2
adagio -- (a slow section of a pas de deux requiring great skill and strength by the dancers)
       => dancing, dance, terpsichore, saltation -- (taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music)

Antonyms of adj adagio

1 sense of adagio

Sense 1
adagio -- ((of tempo) leisurely)

INDIRECT (VIA slow) -> fast -- (at a rapid tempo; "the band played a fast fox trot")

Similarity of adj adagio

1 sense of adagio

Sense 1
adagio -- ((of tempo) leisurely)
       => slow (vs. fast) -- (at a slow tempo; "the band played a slow waltz")

Synonyms of adv adagio

1 sense of adagio

Sense 1
adagio -- (slowly; "here you must play adagio")

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