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I am very aware that playwrights, particularly good ones, have a intention for everything they write. Language and punctuation is used specifically, and most of the time actors can find wonderful clues about character in the rhythm and cadence of the language used.
Laura Linney

Meaning of "cadence" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CADENCE

From Old French, from Old Italian cadenza, literally: a falling, from Latin cadere to fall.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CADENCE

cadence  [ˈkeɪdəns] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CADENCE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cadence is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CADENCE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of cadence in the English dictionary

The first definition of cadence in the dictionary is the beat or measure of something rhythmic. Other definition of cadence is a fall in the pitch of the voice, as at the end of a sentence. Cadence is also modulation of the voice; intonation.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CADENCE


abidance
əˈbaɪdəns
accidence
ˈæksɪdəns
aidance
ˈeɪdəns
avoidance
əˈvɔɪdəns
coincidence
kəʊˈɪnsɪdəns
confidence
ˈkɒnfɪdəns
diffidence
ˈdɪfɪdəns
dissidence
ˈdɪsɪdəns
evidence
ˈɛvɪdəns
guidance
ˈɡaɪdəns
improvidence
ɪmˈprɒvɪdəns
incidence
ˈɪnsɪdəns
misguidance
ˌmɪsˈɡaɪdəns
overconfidence
ˌəʊvəˈkɒnfɪdəns
precedence
ˈprɛsɪdəns
providence
ˈprɒvɪdəns
residence
ˈrɛzɪdəns
riddance
ˈrɪdəns
subsidence
səbˈsaɪdəns
voidance
ˈvɔɪdəns

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CADENCE

caddised
caddish
caddishly
caddishness
Caddoan
caddy
caddying
cade
cadeau
cadelle
cadencies
cadency
cadent
cadential
cadenza
cadet
cadet branch
cadet corps
cadet school
cadetship

WORDS THAT END LIKE CADENCE

angle of incidence
at your convenience
correspondence
credence
crisis of confidence
decadence
Declaration of Independence
dependence
documentary evidence
hall of residence
in confidence
in evidence
in residence
independence
interdependence
jurisprudence
letters of credence
prudence
self-confidence
transcendence
vote of no confidence

Synonyms and antonyms of cadence in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CADENCE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «cadence» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of cadence

Translation of «cadence» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CADENCE

Find out the translation of cadence to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of cadence from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «cadence» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

节奏
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cadencia
570 millions of speakers

English

cadence
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ताल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الإيقاع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

каденция
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cadência
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সুরের মুর্ছনা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cadence
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Irama
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Trittfrequenz
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ケイデンス
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

종지
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Irah-irahan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

âm điệu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஏற்றம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लय
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ritim
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cadenza
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kadencji
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

каденція
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cadență
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αυξομείωσης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kadens
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kadens
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

cadence
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of cadence

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CADENCE»

The term «cadence» is quite widely used and occupies the 24.632 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CADENCE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «cadence» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «cadence» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cadence

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9 QUOTES WITH «CADENCE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word cadence.
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Michael Cunningham
Language in fiction is made up of equal parts meaning and music. The sentences should have rhythm and cadence, they should engage and delight the inner ear.
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F. Sionil Jose
Art, whatever form it takes, requires hard work, craftsmanship and creativity. As a writer, I know my grammar, cadence, the music of prose, and the art of the narrative.
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James Laughlin
I try to write in plain brown blocks of American speech but occasionally set in an ancient word or a strange word just to startle the reader a little bit and to break up the monotony of the plain American cadence.
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Elmore Leonard
I'm not aware of a cadence when writing, but I hear it after. I write in longhand, and that helps. You're closer to it, and you have to cross things out. You put a line through it, but it's still there. You might need it. When you erase a line on a computer, it's gone forever.
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Laura Linney
I am very aware that playwrights, particularly good ones, have a intention for everything they write. Language and punctuation is used specifically, and most of the time actors can find wonderful clues about character in the rhythm and cadence of the language used.
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Anne McCaffrey
But I will say that living in Ireland has changed the cadence and fullness of speech, since the Irish love words and use as many of them in a sentence as possible.
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Leonard Mlodinow
The pitch, timbre, volume, speed, and cadence of your voice, the speed with which you speak, and even the way you modulate pitch and loudness, are all hugely influential factors in how convincing you are and how people judge your state of mind and character.
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Christopher Moore
I love British cursing - the cadence of it, the joy in the sound of the words, and the vulgarity of it.
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Karin Slaughter
I know the cadence of the language and the voice of Atlanta because I've lived here for so long.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CADENCE»

Discover the use of cadence in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cadence and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Dancing with Cadence 5
Cadence is holding a dance-off at the Night Club, and the winner gets to perform alongside her on the Night Club rooftop!
Tracey West, 2011
2
Super Stereogram
Presents a collection of pictures that allow readers to experience three-dimensional images in a new way and includes stereo pairs based on famous paintings
Cadence Books, Shogakukan, 1994
3
The Cadence of Gypsies
In order to discover her past, Carolina must journey deep into the world of gypsy magic to decipher the most mysterious document in the world, the ancient Voynich Manuscript.
Barbara Casey, 2010
4
Cadence
Could terrorist cells be operating within the borders of the United States? A story full of adventure and action depicting today's events and what America could be experiencing tomorrow.
Cheri Wickwire, 2003
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Deceptive Cadence
"After the death of her little brother, Maggie abandoned all musical aspirations and went into social hibernation, blaming herself entirely for his death.
Joyce Jones, 2010
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The Jazz Cadence of American Culture
Offers thirty-five essays on jazz and the blues, their relationships to other arts, and what they reveal about American society
Robert G. O'Meally, 1998
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Cadence of Dreams
Furthermore, the poems of Cadence Of Dreams give a snapshot of my experiences and wisdoms throughout life. You'll find that meals and nature tend to predominate the subject matter-both are near and dearth my heart-of-hearts.
Effie Blake, 2009
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The Cadence of Civil Elegies
The Cadence of Civil Elegies marks the launch of the new Cormorant monograph series, which brings unique perspectives to Canadian literary works from the country's leading academics, writers, and critical thinkers.
Robert Lecker, 2006
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Digital VLSI Chip Design With Cadence and Synopsys CAD Tools
KEY BENEFIT: This hands-on book leads readers through the complete process of building a ready-to-fabricate CMOS integrated circuit using popular commercial design software.
Erik Brunvand, 2010
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Cadence
Memoir, intercontinental cycling adventure, music guide, CADENCE is the debut book by ABC Classic FM's Emma Ayres.
Emma Ayres, 2014

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CADENCE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term cadence is used in the context of the following news items.
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Cyberon Optimizes CSpotter Voice Recognition Software for …
SAN JOSE, Calif., July 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) today announced that Cyberon has optimized its CSpotter ... «PR Newswire, Jul 15»
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Cadence Bank Seeks to Step up Digital Product Development …
Cadence Bank NA, a regional bank in the southeast with $8.1 billion in assets, recently hired Tom Clark as CIO. Mr. Clark, who spent 10 years ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
3
Zacks Rating on Cadence Design Systems, Inc.
As much as 9 analysts have advised buy on Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDNS) with an average broker rating of 1.89. Research ... «Money Flow Index, Jul 15»
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Active Stocks Alert: Cadence Design Systems (NASDAQ:CDNS …
Active Stocks Alert: Cadence Design Systems (NASDAQ:CDNS), Exelixis, (NASDAQ:EXEL), Perfect World (NASDAQ:PWRD), ResMed Inc. «wsnewspublishers, Jul 15»
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Company Shares of Cadence Design Systems, Inc. Drops by -3.39%
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDNS) has lost 3.39% during the past week and dropped 5.05% in the last 4 weeks. The shares are ... «OTC Outlook, Jul 15»
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Cadence Bank Closes Three Ala. Branches, to Close Five More
Cadence Bank in Birmingham, Ala., has closed three branches in Alabama and plans to close five more in Mississippi and Texas, the ... «American Banker, Jul 15»
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Cadence Design Systems Given Average Recommendation of "Buy …
Cadence Design Systems logo Cadence Design Systems (NASDAQ:CDNS) has earned an average rating of “Buy” from the nine analysts that ... «sleekmoney, Jul 15»
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Analyst Price Target Update on Cadence Design Systems, Inc.
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDNS): The stock price is expected to reach $ 21.63 in the short term. The number of analysts ... «Insider Trading Report, Jul 15»
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Cadence shutters branches in Pelham, Northport, Huntsville; five to …
A for-sale sign is posted at the Cadence Bank branch location in Pelham on Sunday, June 28, 2015, after the site closed on June 26. (Martin J. «AL.com, Jul 15»
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Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDNS) Analyst Rating …
As many as 9 brokerage firms have rated Cadence Design Systems (NASDAQ:CDNS) at 1.89. Research Analysts at Zacks have ranked the ... «OTC Outlook, Jul 15»

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