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Definitions and Synonyms of crescendo | Another word for crescendo | What is crescendo?

Definition 1: (music) a gradual increase in loudness - [noun denoting attribute]

(crescendo is a kind of ...) the magnitude of sound (usually in a specified direction)

"the kids played their music at full volume"

(... is a kind of crescendo ) a crescendo followed by a decrescendo

(crescendo belongs to category ...) an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner

Definition 2: grow louder - [verb of change]

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

  • The music crescendoes here

(crescendo is a kind of ...) become bigger or greater in amount

"The amount of work increased"

Definition 3: (music) gradually increasing in volume - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(crescendo is similar to ...) (music) increasing in tempo and/or volume

(crescendo belongs to category ...) an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner

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