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English noun: sextet

1. sextet (communication) a musical composition written for six performers


Synonymssestet, sextette


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

2. sextet (quantity) the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one


Synonyms6, Captain Hicks, half a dozen, hexad, sestet, sextuplet, sise, six, sixer, VI


Broader (hypernym)digit, figure

3. sextet (group) six performers or singers who perform together


Synonymssestet, sextette


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

4. sextet (group) a set of six similar things considered as a unit


Synonymssestet, sextette


Broader (hypernym)set

5. sextet (group) six people considered as a unit


Synonymssextette, sixsome


Broader (hypernym)assemblage, gathering









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