Synonyms for counterpoint

Synonyms for (noun) counterpoint

Synonyms: counterpoint

Definition: a musical form involving the simultaneous sound of two or more melodies

Similar words: polyphonic music, polyphony, concerted music

Definition: music arranged in parts for several voices or instruments

Synonyms for (verb) counterpoint

Synonyms: counterpoint

Definition: write in counterpoint

Usage: Bach perfected the art of counterpointing

Similar words: compose, write

Definition: write music

Usage: Beethoven composed nine symphonies


Synonyms: counterpoint, contrast

Definition: to show differences when compared; be different

Usage: the students contrast considerably in their artistic abilities

Similar words: differ

Definition: be different

Usage: These two tests differ in only one respect