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keynote - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'keynote' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Keynote [ n.]
- The tonic or first tone of the scale in which a piece or passage is written; the fundamental tone of the chord, to which all the modulations of the piece are referred; -- called also key tone.
- The fundamental fact or idea; that which gives the key; as, the keynote of a policy or a sermon.

Meaning of 'keynote' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . keynote [ v]
Meaning (1):
- set the keynote of
Example in sentence:
  • Comfort keynotes this designer's Fall collection