1. [ verb ] set the keynote of

"Comfort keynotes this designer's Fall collection"

Related terms: set
2. [ noun ] a fundamental or central idea
Related terms: idea
3. [ noun ] the principal theme in a speech or literary work
Related terms: subject keynote_speech
4. [ verb ] give the keynote address to (an audience)
Related terms: address
5. [ noun ] (music) the first note of a diatonic scale
Synonyms: tonic
Related terms: note music
Similar spelling:   Kent