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

2 senses of tempo

Sense 1
tempo, pacing -- ((music) the speed at which a composition is to be played)
       => musical time -- ((music) the beat of musical rhythm)

Sense 2
tempo, pace -- (the rate of some repeating event)
       => rate -- (a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected")

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