Synonyms of ligature


1. ligature, phrase, musical phrase

usage: (music) a group of notes connected by a slur

2. ligature, character, grapheme, graphic symbol

usage: character consisting of two or more letters combined into one

3. ligature, band

usage: a metal band used to attach a reed to the mouthpiece of a clarinet or saxophone

4. ligature, thread, yarn

usage: thread used by surgeons to bind a vessel (as to constrict the flow of blood)

5. binder, ligature, ligament

usage: something used to tie or bind

6. tying, ligature, fastening, attachment

usage: the act of tying or binding things together

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Definition and meaning of ligature (Dictionary)