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Definition 1: an unchanging intonation - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for monotone in the sense of this definition

(monotone is a kind of ...) rise and fall of the voice pitch

Definition 2: a single tone repeated with different words or different rhythms (especially in rendering liturgical texts) - [noun denoting communication]

(monotone is a kind of ...) a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound

"the singer held the note too long"

Definition 3: of a sequence or function; consistently increasing and never decreasing or consistently decreasing and never increasing in value - [adjective denoting all]

Synonyms for monotone in the sense of this definition

(monotone is similar to ...) consistently decreasing

"a decreasing monotonic function"

(monotone is similar to ...) consistently increasing

"an increasing monotonic function"

(monotone belongs to category ...) a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement

Definition 4: sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • the owl's faint monotonous hooting

Synonyms for monotone in the sense of this definition

(monotone is similar to ...) characterized by lack of variation in pitch, tone, or volume

"he lectured in an unmodulated voice edged with hysteria"

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