Consonance

Definition of Consonance

Con´so`nance
n.1.(Mus.) Accord or agreement of sounds produced simultaneously, as a note with its third, fifth, and eighth.
2.Agreement or congruity; harmony; accord; consistency; suitableness.
The perfect consonancy of our persecuted church to the doctrines of Scripture and antiquity.
- Hammond.
The optic nerve responds to the waves with which it is in consonance.
- Tyndall.
3.Friendship; concord.
By the consonancy of our youth.
- Shak.

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consonant rhyme, rhyme, rime
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