Synonyms of tenor


1. tenor, tenor voice, singing voice

usage: the adult male singing voice above baritone

2. tenor, pitch

usage: the pitch range of the highest male voice

3. tenor, singer, vocalist, vocalizer, vocaliser

usage: an adult male with a tenor voice

4. tenor, direction

usage: a settled or prevailing or habitual course of a person's life; "nothing disturbed the even tenor of her ways"

5. tenor, strain, meaning, substance

usage: the general meaning or substance of an utterance; "although I disagreed with him I could follow the tenor of his argument"


1. tenor, high (vs. low), high-pitched

usage: (of a musical instrument) intermediate between alto and baritone or bass; "a tenor sax"

2. tenor, high (vs. low), high-pitched

usage: of or close in range to the highest natural adult male voice; "tenor voice"

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