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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: overture(0.01046 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to overture.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: orchestral music played at the beginning of an opera or
2: something that serves as a preceding event or introduces
what follows; “training is a necessary preliminary to
employment”; “drinks were the overture to dinner” [syn: preliminary,
3: a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of
others; “she rejected his advances” [syn: advance, approach,
English → English (gcide)
Overture \O"ver*ture\, [OF. overture, F. ouverture, fr. OF.
ovrir, F. ouvrir. See Overt.]
1. An opening or aperture; a recess; a chamber. [Obs.]
--Spenser. “The cave's inmost overture.” --Chapman.
2. Disclosure; discovery; revelation. [Obs.]
It was he
That made the overture of thy treasons to us.
3. A proposal; an offer; a proposition formally submitted for
consideration, acceptance, or rejection. “The great
overture of the gospel.” --Barrow.
4. (Mus.) A composition, for a full orchestra, designed as an
introduction to an oratorio, opera, or ballet, or as an
independent piece; -- called in the latter case a concert overture
Overture \O"ver*ture\, v. t.
To make an overture to; as, to overture a religious body on