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Definition 1: nontechnical name for any of numerous edible marine and freshwater spiny-finned fishes - [noun denoting animal]

(bass is a kind of ...) any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes

(... is a kind of bass ) North American food and game fish

Definition 2: the member with the lowest range of a family of musical instruments - [noun denoting artifact]

(bass is a kind of ...) any of various devices or contrivances that can be used to produce musical tones or sounds

(... is a kind of bass ) largest and lowest member of the violin family

(... is a kind of bass ) the guitar with six strings that has the lowest pitch

(... is a kind of bass ) the lowest brass wind instrument

(... is a kind of bass ) a large shawm; the bass member of the shawm family

Definition 3: the lowest part of the musical range - [noun denoting attribute]

(bass is a kind of ...) the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration

Definition 4: the lowest adult male singing voice - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for bass in the sense of this definition

(bass is a kind of ...) the musical quality of the voice while singing

(... is a kind of bass ) a very deep bass voice

Definition 5: the lowest part in polyphonic music - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for bass in the sense of this definition

(bass is a kind of ...) the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music

"he tried to sing the tenor part"

(... is a kind of bass ) a short melody in the bass that is constantly repeated

(... is a kind of bass ) a bass part written out in full and accompanied by numbers to indicate the chords to be played

Definition 6: any of various North American freshwater fish with lean flesh (especially of the genus Micropterus) - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for bass in the sense of this definition

(bass is a kind of ...) flesh of fish from fresh water used as food

(... is a kind of bass ) flesh of largemouth bass

(... is a kind of bass ) flesh of smallmouth bass

(... is part of bass) North American food and game fish

Definition 7: the lean flesh of a saltwater fish of the family Serranidae - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for bass in the sense of this definition

(bass is a kind of ...) flesh of fish from the sea used as food

(... is a kind of bass ) caught along the Atlantic coast of the United States

(... is part of bass) any of various food and sport fishes of the Atlantic coast of the United States having an elongated body and long spiny dorsal fin

Definition 8: an adult male singer with the lowest voice - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for bass in the sense of this definition

(bass is a kind of ...) a person who sings

Definition 9: having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where bass or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a deep voice
  • a bass voice is lower than a baritone voice
  • a bass clarinet

Synonyms for bass in the sense of this definition

(bass is similar to ...) used of sounds and voices; low in pitch or frequency

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