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

3 senses of forte

Sense 1
forte, strong suit, long suit, metier, specialty, speciality, strong point, strength -- (an asset of special worth or utility; "cooking is his forte")
       => asset, plus -- (a useful or valuable quality)

Sense 2
forte, fortissimo -- ((music) loud)
       => volume, loudness, intensity -- (the magnitude of sound (usually in a specified direction); "the kids played their music at full volume")

Sense 3
forte -- (the stronger part of a sword blade between the hilt and the foible)
       => part, portion -- (something less than the whole of a human artifact; "the rear part of the house"; "glue the two parts together")

Antonyms of adj forte

1 sense of forte

Sense 1
forte (vs. piano), loud -- (used chiefly as a direction or description in music; "the forte passages in the composition")

piano (vs. forte), soft -- (used chiefly as a direction or description in music; "the piano passages in the composition")
        => pianissimo -- (chiefly a direction or description in music; very soft)
        => pianissimo assai -- (chiefly a direction or description in music; very soft)

Similarity of adj forte

1 sense of forte

Sense 1
forte (vs. piano), loud -- (used chiefly as a direction or description in music; "the forte passages in the composition")
       => fortemente -- (chiefly a direction or description in music; loud and strong)
       => fortissimo -- (chiefly a direction or description in music)

Antonyms of adv forte

1 sense of forte

Sense 1
forte, loudly -- (used as a direction in music; to be played relatively loudly)
       Antonym of piano (Sense 1)
      => piano, softly -- (used as a direction in music; to be played relatively softly)

Synonyms of adv forte

1 sense of forte

Sense 1
forte, loudly -- (used as a direction in music; to be played relatively loudly)

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