Beat and Tempo


Beat noun - A hard strike with a part of the body or an instrument.

Tempo is a synonym for beat in rhythm topic. In some cases you can use "Tempo" instead a noun "Beat".

Nearby Words: beaten, beating, beater, beatable


Tempo noun - (music) the speed at which a composition is to be played.
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Synonyms for Tempo

Beat is a synonym for tempo in cadence topic. You can use "Beat" instead a noun "Tempo".

How words are described

good good beat good tempo
low low beat low tempo
similar similar beat similar tempo
normal normal beat normal tempo
Other adjectives: fast, relentless, original, single, sinister, powerful, energetic, constant, slow, quick, peppy, occasional, different, creepy, upbeat, slower, electronic.

Both words in one sentence

  • It's not as long as some other examples, but still goes through many different tempo and beat changes.
  • Film / Whiplash Word of God argues that Fletcher thinks he beat Andrew in the end, however...This page and tropes are not quite my tempo.
  • While it's not the same beat as the actual song, it is the same tempo, and it segues nicely into "Burn Burn."
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