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

2 senses of piano

Sense 1
piano, pianoforte, forte-piano -- (a keyboard instrument that is played by depressing keys that cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds)
       => keyboard instrument -- (a musical instrument that is played by means of a keyboard)
       => stringed instrument -- (a musical instrument in which taut strings provide the source of sound)
       => percussion instrument, percussive instrument -- (a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by one object striking another)

Sense 2
piano, pianissimo -- ((music) low loudness)
       => softness -- (a sound property that is free from loudness or stridency; "and in softness almost beyond hearing")

Antonyms of adj piano

1 sense of piano

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

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)

Similarity of adj piano

1 sense of piano

Sense 1
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)

Antonyms of adv piano

1 sense of piano

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

Synonyms of adv piano

1 sense of piano

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

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