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English noun: quintet

1. quintet (communication) a musical composition for five performers


Broader (hypernym)composition, musical composition, opus, piece, piece of music

2. quintet (quantity) the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one

Synonyms5, cinque, fin, five, fivesome, Little Phoebe, pentad, Phoebe, quint, quintuplet, V

Broader (hypernym)digit, figure

3. quintet (group) five performers or singers who perform together


Broader (hypernym)musical group, musical organisation, musical organization

4. quintet (group) a set of five similar things considered as a unit

Synonymsquintette, quintuple, quintuplet

Broader (hypernym)set

5. quintet (group) five people considered as a unit

Synonymsfivesome, quintette

Broader (hypernym)assemblage, gathering

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