1. [ noun ] (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
Synonyms: measure metre beat meter
Related terms: poetic_rhythm common_measure scansion metrical_foot catalexis prosody
2. [ noun ] (music,fine art) the close of a musical section
Related terms: passage amen_cadence
3. [ noun ] (music) a recurrent rhythmical series
Synonyms: cadency
Related terms: rhythmicity
Similar spelling:   cadenced