Synonyms of adagio


1. adagio, musical composition, opus, composition, piece, piece of music, passage, musical passage

usage: (music) a composition played in adagio tempo (slowly and gracefully); "they played the adagio too quickly"

2. adagio, dancing, dance, terpsichore, saltation

usage: a slow section of a pas de deux requiring great skill and strength by the dancers


1. adagio, slow (vs. fast)

usage: (of tempo) leisurely


1. adagio

usage: slowly; "here you must play adagio"

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Definition and meaning of adagio (Dictionary)