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Definition 1: (ballet) a dance for two people (usually a ballerina and a danseur noble) - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for duet in the sense of this definition

(duet is a kind of ...) taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music

(duet is a part of ...) a slow section of a pas de deux requiring great skill and strength by the dancers

(... is part of duet) a theatrical representation of a story that is performed to music by trained dancers

Definition 2: a musical composition for two performers - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for duet in the sense of this definition

(duet is a kind of ...) a musical work that has been created

"the composition is written in four movements"

(duet is a part of ...) the principal part of a duet (especially a piano duet)

(duet is a part of ...) the second or lower part of a duet (especially a piano duet)

Definition 3: a pair who associate with one another - [noun denoting group]

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

  • the engaged couple
  • an inseparable twosome

Synonyms for duet in the sense of this definition

(duet is a kind of ...) two people considered as a unit

(... is a kind of duet ) two people of the same sex who live together as a family

"the legal status of same-sex marriages has been hotly debated"

Definition 4: two performers or singers who perform together - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for duet in the sense of this definition

(duet is a kind of ...) an organization of musicians who perform together

(... is an instance of duet) United States slapstick comedy duo who made many films together

Definition 5: two items of the same kind - [noun denoting quantity]

Synonyms for duet in the sense of this definition

(duet is a kind of ...) the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number

(... is a kind of duet ) (bridge) a pair of playing cards that are the only cards in their suit in the hand dealt to a player

(duet is a part of ...) one of a pair

"he lost the mate to his shoe" "one eye was blue but its fellow was brown"

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