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

5 senses of music

Sense 1
music -- (an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner)
       => auditory communication -- (communication that relies on hearing)

Sense 2
music, euphony -- (any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds; "he fell asleep to the music of the wind chimes")
       => sound, auditory sensation -- (the subjective sensation of hearing something; "he strained to hear the faint sounds")

Sense 3
music -- (musical activity (singing or whistling etc.); "his music was his central interest")
       => activity -- (any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity")

Sense 4
music -- ((music) the sounds produced by singers or musical instruments (or reproductions of such sounds))
       => sound, auditory sensation -- (the subjective sensation of hearing something; "he strained to hear the faint sounds")

Sense 5
music, medicine -- (punishment for one's actions; "you have to face the music"; "take your medicine")
       => punishment, penalty, penalization, penalisation -- (the act of punishing)

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