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English adjective: bass

1. bass having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range


SamplesA deep voice.
A bass voice is lower than a baritone voice.
A bass clarinet.


Synonymsdeep


Similarlow, low-pitched


Antonymshigh-pitched, high


English noun: bass

1. bass (attribute) the lowest part of the musical range


Broader (hypernym)pitch

2. bass (communication) the lowest part in polyphonic music


Synonymsbass part


Broader (hypernym)part, voice


Narrower (hyponym)basso continuo, continuo, figured bass, ground bass, thorough bass

3. bass (person) an adult male singer with the lowest voice


Synonymsbasso


Broader (hypernym)singer, vocaliser, vocalist, vocalizer

4. bass (food) the lean flesh of a saltwater fish of the family Serranidae


Synonymssea bass


Broader (hypernym)saltwater fish


Narrower (hyponym)striped bass, striper


Part meronymsea bass

5. bass (food) any of various North American freshwater fish with lean flesh (especially of the genus Micropterus)


Synonymsfreshwater bass


Broader (hypernym)freshwater fish


Narrower (hyponym)largemouth bass, smallmouth bass


Part meronymfreshwater bass

6. bass (communication) the lowest adult male singing voice


Synonymsbass voice, basso


Broader (hypernym)singing voice


Narrower (hyponym)basso profundo

7. bass (artifact) the member with the lowest range of a family of musical instruments


Broader (hypernym)instrument, musical instrument


Narrower (hyponym)bass fiddle, bass guitar, bass horn, bass viol, bombard, bombardon, bull fiddle, contrabass, double bass, sousaphone, string bass, tuba

8. bass (animal) nontechnical name for any of numerous edible marine and freshwater spiny-finned fishes


Broader (hypernym)percoid, percoid fish, percoidean


Narrower (hyponym)freshwater bass









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