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English adjective: consonant

1. consonant involving or characterized by harmony


Synonymsharmonic, harmonical, harmonised, harmonized


Similarharmonious


Antonymsinharmonious, unharmonious

2. consonant in keeping


SamplesSalaries agreeable with current trends.
Plans conformable with your wishes.
Expressed views concordant with his background.


Synonymsaccordant, agreeable, concordant, conformable


Similarconsistent


Antonymsinconsistent


English noun: consonant

1. consonant (communication) a speech sound that is not a vowel


Broader (hypernym)phone, sound, speech sound


Narrower (hyponym)alveolar, alveolar consonant, aspirate, dental, dental consonant, geminate, guttural, guttural consonant, labial, labial consonant, labiodental, labiodental consonant, lingual, liquid, nasal, nasal consonant, obstruent, pharyngeal, pharyngeal consonant, surd, velar, velar consonant, voiceless consonant


Antonymsvowel, vowel sound

2. consonant (communication) a letter of the alphabet standing for a spoken consonant


Broader (hypernym)alphabetic character, letter, letter of the alphabet









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