Word: counterpoint

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Synonyms: counterpoint

contrast

Translations: counterpoint

spanish
contrapunto


german
kontrapunkt

french
contrepoint

italian
contrappunto, il contrappunto, da contrappunto, contrappunti, controcanto

portuguese
contraponto, contraposição, o contraponto

dutch
contrapunt, tegenhanger, tegenwicht, het contrapunt

russian
контрапункт

norwegian
kontra, kontrapunkt, counter, motstykke

swedish
counter, kontrapunkt, motvikt

finnish
kontrapunkti, kontrapunktin, vastapainoksi, kontrapunktia, vastakohdan

danish
kontrapunkt, modstykke, modvægt, modpol, modspil

czech
kontrapunkt

polish
kontrapunkt

hungarian
ellenpont

turkish
kontrpuan, bir kontrpuan, tezat

greek
αντίστιξη, αντίστιξης, αντίβαρο, αντιστάθμισμα

ukrainian
контрапункт

albanian
kontrapunkt, kundërvënie, sfond

bulgarian
контрапункт

belarusian
контрапункт

estonian
rõhutama, erinema, kontrapunkt

croatian
kontrapunkt

icelandic
kontrapunkt, Kontrapunktur

lithuanian
kontrapunkto, kontrapunkt, Kontrapunktować, kontrapunktas, Kontrapunkts

latvian
kontrapunkts, kontrapunktu, pretstats

macedonian
контрапункт, контрапунктот

romanian
contrapunct

slovenian
kontrapunkt

slovak
kontrapunkt

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The meaning and "use of": counterpoint

noun
  • the art or technique of setting, writing, or playing a melody or melodies in conjunction with another, according to fixed rules.
  • an argument, idea, or theme used to create a contrast with the main element.

verb
  • add counterpoint to (a melody).
  • emphasize by contrast.

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