|1.||[ noun ] an asset of special worth or utility|
|Synonyms:||strength specialty strong_point speciality metier strong_suit long_suit|
"cooking is his forte"
|Related terms:||weak_point asset asset green_thumb|
|2.||[ noun ] (music) with great loudness|
|Related terms:||volume music|
|3.||[ adjective ] (music) used chiefly as a direction or description in music|
"the forte passages in the composition"
|Related terms:||piano fortissimo fortemente|
|4.||[ adverb ] (music) used as a direction in music; to be played relatively loudly|
|5.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 2864|
|6.||[ noun ] (arms) the stronger part of a sword blade between the hilt and the foible|
|Related terms:||part sword|