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ta·cet

 (tā′sĭt, tăs′ĭt, tä′kĕt′)
v. Music
Be silent. Used chiefly as a direction.

[Latin, third person sing. present tense of tacēre, to be silent.]

tacet

(ˈteɪsɛt; ˈtæs-)
vb
(Classical Music) (intr) (on a musical score) a direction indicating that a particular instrument or singer does not take part in a movement or part of a movement
[C18: from Latin: it is silent, from tacēre to be quiet]

ta•cet

(ˈtɑ kɛt, ˈtæs ɪt, ˈteɪ sɪt)
be silent (used in music to direct an instrument or voice not to play or sing).
[1715–25; < Latin: literally, (it) is silent]

tacet


Past participle: taceted
Gerund: taceting

Imperative
tacet
tacet
Present
I tacet
you tacet
he/she/it tacets
we tacet
you tacet
they tacet
Preterite
I taceted
you taceted
he/she/it taceted
we taceted
you taceted
they taceted
Present Continuous
I am taceting
you are taceting
he/she/it is taceting
we are taceting
you are taceting
they are taceting
Present Perfect
I have taceted
you have taceted
he/she/it has taceted
we have taceted
you have taceted
they have taceted
Past Continuous
I was taceting
you were taceting
he/she/it was taceting
we were taceting
you were taceting
they were taceting
Past Perfect
I had taceted
you had taceted
he/she/it had taceted
we had taceted
you had taceted
they had taceted
Future
I will tacet
you will tacet
he/she/it will tacet
we will tacet
you will tacet
they will tacet
Future Perfect
I will have taceted
you will have taceted
he/she/it will have taceted
we will have taceted
you will have taceted
they will have taceted
Future Continuous
I will be taceting
you will be taceting
he/she/it will be taceting
we will be taceting
you will be taceting
they will be taceting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been taceting
you have been taceting
he/she/it has been taceting
we have been taceting
you have been taceting
they have been taceting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been taceting
you will have been taceting
he/she/it will have been taceting
we will have been taceting
you will have been taceting
they will have been taceting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been taceting
you had been taceting
he/she/it had been taceting
we had been taceting
you had been taceting
they had been taceting
Conditional
I would tacet
you would tacet
he/she/it would tacet
we would tacet
you would tacet
they would tacet
Past Conditional
I would have taceted
you would have taceted
he/she/it would have taceted
we would have taceted
you would have taceted
they would have taceted
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Such protest may be futile, but 'qui tacet, consentire videtur (silence implies consent)'!
As the Roman philosopher would say, Qui tacet consenti -- the silent party consents.
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The composer's notation read "Tacet. (7) For any instrument or instruments." The score noted three movements and their lengths, demarcated in the performance by Tudor's opening and closing of the piano's keyboard lid, and, in a subsequent recreation of the score, a series of vertical lines intended to indicate the passage of time.
Starting with Manhattan's LaGuardia School for the Arts in 1988, Thornton Tomasetti has collaborated on many projects with SACL, as well as strategic partner Tacet Engineering, whose staff SACL acquired in 2012.
(10.) See John Cage, 4'33" 1960 Typed "Tacet" Version (1960), reprinted in 4'33: John Cage Centennial Edition 2 (2012).