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co·da

 (kō′də)
n.
1. Music The concluding passage of a movement or composition.
2. A conclusion or closing part of a statement.

[Italian coda, tail, from Latin cauda, cōda, tail, perhaps originally "that which is hewn off, part," and akin to cūdere, to strike, beat; see incus.]

coda

(ˈkəʊdə)
n
1. (Classical Music) music the final, sometimes inessential, part of a musical structure
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a concluding part of a literary work, esp a summary at the end of a novel of further developments in the lives of the characters
[C18: from Italian: tail, from Latin cauda]

co•da

(ˈkoʊ də)

n., pl. -das.
1. a concluding passage of a musical composition.
2. a concluding section, esp. one serving as a summation of preceding themes, as in a drama.
3. anything that serves as a conclusion or summation.
[1745–55; < Italian < Latin cauda tail; compare queue]

coda

A passage bringing a work or movement to a conclusion.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coda - the closing section of a musical composition
close, closing, ending, conclusion, end - the last section of a communication; "in conclusion I want to say..."
performance, public presentation - a dramatic or musical entertainment; "they listened to ten different performances"; "the play ran for 100 performances"; "the frequent performances of the symphony testify to its popularity"
musical composition, opus, piece of music, composition, piece - a musical work that has been created; "the composition is written in four movements"
Translations

coda

[ˈkəʊdə] Ncoda f

coda

nKoda f
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