• Counterpoint Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) The art of polyphony, or composite melody, i. e., melody not single, but moving attended by one or more related melodies.
- (n.) An opposite point
- (n.) The setting of note against note in harmony; the adding of one or more parts to a given canto fermo or melody
- (n.) Music in parts; part writing; harmony; polyphonic music. See Polyphony.
- (n.) A coverlet; a cover for a bed, often stitched or broken into squares; a counterpane. See 1st Counterpane.