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See definition of coda on Dictionary.com
  • as inswan song
  • as inepilogue

synonyms for coda

  • farewell
  • windup
  • adieu
  • climax
  • closer
  • conclusion
  • crowning achievement
  • crowning glory
  • culmination
  • dying words
  • end piece
  • envoi
  • epilogue
  • famous last words
  • farewell performance
  • final appearance
  • final appearance or performance
  • final gesture
  • finis
  • goodbye
  • last act
  • last hurrah
  • last shot
  • parting song
  • peroration
  • summation
  • postscript
  • finale
  • sequel
  • ending
  • conclusion
  • swan song
  • postlude
  • peroration
  • follow-up
  • concluding speech
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How to use coda in a sentence

In its last act and the coda that follows, Old becomes more sentimental, more of a family drama than the film seemed to be at the start — and then, all of a sudden, it turns into something like science fiction.
M. NIGHT SHYAMALAN RETURNS WITH OLD, A FLOPPY BUT HAUNTING THRILLER ABOUT AGINGALISSA WILKINSONJULY 23, 2021VOX
A bright, zesty lemon pudding makes a lovely coda to any meal, but topped with a quick blueberry whipped cream, it becomes a truly festive dessert.
MAKE LEMON PUDDING WITH BLUEBERRY WHIPPED CREAM YOUR NEXT DINNER PARTY DESSERTADAM ROBERTSJUNE 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In his stringent efforts not to tell us what to think, Anthony makes some woolly detours, including a short coda that shows a group of students making a TV pilot as a class assignment.
DOCUMENTARY ALL LIGHT, EVERYWHERE EXAMINES THE LIMITS OF POLICE BODY CAMERAS—AND OUR OWN PERCEPTIONSSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKJUNE 4, 2021TIME
Technically, there’s a fair amount of one-last-job action noir left after the doors close — but it’s pretty forgettable, pure coda, after that meeting and separation.
WHAT FLOOR?SOPHIA NGUYENFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The coda of this story is that my father, eventually and to his credit, got behind me and supported whatever direction I wished to take.
TRADITIONAL SCHOOL ISN’T ALWAYS THE WAY TO GO, AND I WISH MY PARENTS HAD SEEN THAT EARLIERKENNETH R. ROSENFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As a stand-alone, “Hitman 3” doesn’t find these smaller moments as often as in past games, mostly because the narrative thrust of this coda is moving quickly toward a decisive end.
‘HITMAN 3’ IS THE GRANDEST STAGE FOR YOUR OWN STORIES, EVEN AS IT TRIES TO END ITS OWNGENE PARKJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The recent arrest of 53 activists and former pro-democracy legislators in Hong Kong marked a sudden, shocking coda to 18 months of tension.
THE ONLY PATH AHEAD FOR HONG KONG IS REFORMBRIAN WONGJANUARY 13, 2021TIME
And again, it has a coda pausing on the dominant chord and followed by an Andantino.
THE PIANOFORTE SONATAJ.S. SHEDLOCK
The coda is one of the most fascinating ever penned by Schubert.
THE PIANOFORTE SONATAJ.S. SHEDLOCK
Beethoven had originally intended that the entire scherzo, with the trio, should be repeated, and then be concluded by the coda.
MUSICAL MYTHS AND FACTS, VOLUME I (OF 2)CARL ENGEL
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WORDS RELATED TO CODA

  • coda
  • concluding speech
  • conclusion
  • ending
  • finale
  • follow-up
  • peroration
  • postlude
  • postscript
  • sequel
  • summation
  • swan song
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