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

4 senses of triad

Sense 1
three, 3, III, trio, threesome, tierce, leash, troika, triad, trine, trinity, ternary, ternion, triplet, tercet, terzetto, trey, deuce-ace -- (the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one)
       => digit, figure -- (one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration; "0 and 1 are digits")

Sense 2
trio, triad, triplet, triple -- (a set of three similar things considered as a unit)
       => set -- (a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used; "a set of books"; "a set of golf clubs"; "a set of teeth")

Sense 3
trio, threesome, triad, trinity -- (three people considered as a unit)
       => gathering, assemblage -- (a group of persons together in one place)

Sense 4
common chord, triad -- (a three-note major or minor chord; a note and its third and fifth tones)
       => chord -- (a combination of three or more notes that blend harmoniously when sounded together)

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