Definition for rhythm

noun as in beat, accent of sound, music

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Millions of workers are unemployed, countless businesses are closed, and for many, the rhythms of work life may have been permanently changed.

HeartMath’s Inner Balance sensor for iPhone and Android measures heart rhythm patterns to gauge users’ emotional states with an app that also includes guided meditations, real-time coaching tips, and journaling.

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The refs themselves were out of rhythm and needed time to readjust to the speed of the game.

One big question, though, is whether women will turn out at high rates this year, with their kids out of school and the ordinary rhythms of life and work in disarray.

There’s almost a musicality and rhythm to the way he speaks.

Sometimes a column has the economy and rhythm of a short story.

Royal Christmases have a rhythm and routine—but this year Will, Kate, and baby George have their own, more relaxed plans.

A car parked at a red light honked its horn in rhythm with the chant as the crowd passed in front of it.

Most rhythm sections play pretty straight, but we were pushing him, the way we were with Miles.

I never got a definitive answer, but I think he was used to having a rhythm section that would not be that dynamic under him.

The significance of time is determined by the movement of any selection, or, in other words, the rhythm.

The reason we associate rhythm with the significance of time is that rhythm is a measurer of time.

The rhythm of a simple tune plays favourably on a child's ear, enhancing life according to this great law.

Much more attention should be given than is ordinarily devoted to the consideration of rhythm.

Their music is entirely of a light character, but they have rhythm and grace in a remarkable degree.


On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rhythm, such as: cadence, flow, movement, pattern, pulse, and swing.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.