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Main Entry: key
Synonyms:
French pitch, Rasputin, Svengali, TelAutography, Teletype, Teletype network, Teletyping, VIP, access, accommodate, accord, achromatism, adapt, adjust, adjust to, aerophone, ait, amplification, archipelago, assimilate, atoll, attune, axial, bad influence, bang, bar, barricade, batten, batten down, bell, big wheel, bilingual text, bolt, bottle opener, button, button up, can opener, cast, catchword, cay, centermost, central, centralized, centric, centroidal, centrosymmetric, choke, choke off, chromatism, chromism, church key, clap, clarification, classical pitch, clavis, close, close up, closed-circuit telegraphy, clue, code, color, color balance, color harmony, color scheme, coloration, coloring, complexion, concentrated, constrict, contain, continental island, contract, coordinate, coral head, coral island, coral reef, corkscrew, court, cover, crib, critical, crucial, cue, cue word, cut to, decipherment, decoding, decorator color, depth, description, dominant, double reed, duplex telegraphy, electricity, embouchure, eminence grise, equalize, essential, evidence, explanation, explication, facsimile telegraph, faithful translation, fasten, fit, five-percenter, fix, fold, fold up, free translation, frequency, friend at court, gear to, geocentric, gloss, glossary, good influence, gray eminence, guide, harmonize, heavyweight, height, hidden hand, high pitch, hint, holm, homologate, homologize, horn, hot lead, hue, humor, important, indication, indicator, influence, influence peddler, influencer, ingroup, insularity, interlinear, interlinear translation, interrupter, intimation, island, island group, islandology, isle, islet, key signature, key to, key word, keynote, kingmaker, latch, latchkey, latchstring, lead, legend, level, lip, lobby, lobbyist, lock, lock out, lock up, loose translation, lords of creation, low pitch, main, major, major key, make plumb, make uniform, man of influence, manipulator, master key, measure, mediant, metaphrase, middle, middlemost, midmost, minor, mood, mouthpiece, multiplex telegraphy, natural color, necessary, new philharmonic pitch, news ticker, note, occlude, oceanic island, omphalic, open sesame, opener, padlock, pallor, paraphrase, passkey, password, pedal point, philharmonic pitch, philosophical pitch, pipe, pitch, pivotal, plumb, pony, powers that be, pressure group, proportion, put in tune, quadruplex telegraphy, railroad telegraphy, receiver, reconcile, rectify, reed, reef, register, regulate, restatement, rewording, right, sandbank, sandbar, scent, seal, seal off, seal up, secure, sender, set, set right, shade, shut, shut the door, shut up, similarize, simplex telegraphy, single-current telegraphy, sinister influence, skeleton key, skin color, slam, slide, snap, sounder, special-interest group, special interests, spoor, squeeze shut, standard pitch, stock ticker, strangle, style, subdominant, submarine telegraphy, submediant, subtonic, suggestion, supertonic, sync, synchronize, tailor, telegraphics, telegraphy, teleprinter, teletypewriter, teletypewriting, telex, telltale, tenor, the Establishment, ticker, ticket, timbre, tin opener, tinct, tincture, tinge, tint, tip-off, tonality, tone, tonic, tonic key, tooter, trace, transcription, translation, transliteration, transmitter, trim to, trot, true, true up, tune, typotelegraph, typotelegraphy, umbilical, undercolor, valve, very important person, vestige, vital, wheeler-dealer, whiff, wind, wind instrument, wire-puller, wire service, zip up, zipper
 
Main Entry: key signature
Synonyms:
accent, accent mark, bar, cancel, character, custos, direct, dominant, dot, expression mark, fermata, hold, key, keynote, lead, ligature, major, major key, mark, measure, mediant, metronomic mark, minor, notation, pause, pedal point, presa, segno, sign, signature, slur, subdominant, submediant, subtonic, supertonic, swell, symbol, tempo mark, tie, time signature, tonality, tonic, tonic key, vinculum
 
Main Entry: key up
Synonyms:
accelerate, aggravate, annoy, arouse, awake, awaken, beef up, blow the coals, blow up, call forth, call up, complicate, concentrate, condense, consolidate, deepen, double, enhance, enkindle, enrage, exacerbate, exaggerate, excite, fan, fan the fire, fan the flame, feed the fire, fire, flame, foment, frenzy, heat, heat up, heighten, hop up, hot up, impassion, incense, incite, inflame, infuriate, intensify, jazz up, kindle, lather up, light the fuse, light up, madden, magnify, make complex, move, overexcite, ramify, redouble, reinforce, rouse, set astir, set fire to, set on fire, sharpen, soup up, steam up, step up, stir, stir the blood, stir the embers, stir the feelings, stir up, strengthen, summon up, triple, turn on, wake, wake up, waken, warm, warm the blood, whet, whip up, work into, work up
 
Main Entry: off-key
Synonyms:
abnormal, absonant, anomalous, atonal, cacophonous, cracked, deviant, diaphonic, disconsonant, discordant, disharmonic, disharmonious, dissonant, divergent, flat, grating, harsh, immelodious, inharmonic, inharmonious, musicless, nonmelodious, off-tone, off, out of pitch, out of tone, out of tune, raucous, sharp, shrill, sour, strident, tuneless, unharmonious, unmelodious, unmusical, unnatural, unregular, untunable, untuned, untuneful
 
Main entries similar to: key
access, amplification, archipelago, atoll, axial, bad influence, bang, bar, barricade, basic, batten, bell, big, big wheel, bolt, button, button up, cardinal, cast, catchword, cay, central, chief, choke, clap, close, close up, clue, code, coloration, coloring, complexion, concentrated, constrict, contain, contract, coral reef, corkscrew, court, cover, crib, critical, cue, decoding, depth, dominant, electricity, essential, Establishment, evidence, explanation, fasten, first, five-percenter, fold, friend at court, gloss, glossary, gray eminence, heavyweight, height, hint, horn, hue, important, index, indispensable, influence, influence peddler, ingroup, insularity, intimation, island, isle, key signature, keynote, kingmaker, latch, lead, legend, lip, lobby, lobbyist, lock, lock out, lock up, major, manipulator, middle, middlemost, midmost, minor, mouthpiece, news ticker, note, occlude, open sesame, opener, padlock, pallor, paraphrase, pipe, pitch, pivotal, plumb, pony, powers that be, pressure group, principal, Rasputin, receiver, reed, reef, register, sandbank, sandbar, scent, seal, seal off, seal up, secure, shade, shut, shut up, slam, slide, snap, solution, sounder, special interests, spoor, strangle, strategic, straw in the wind, substantial, suggestion, Svengali, telegraphy, Teletype, telex, telltale, ticker, ticket, tincture, tinge, tint, tip off, tonality, tone, tonic, trace, transcription, translation, transliteration, transmitter, trot, tune, valve, vestige, VIP, vital, wheeler-dealer, whiff, wind, wire service, wire-puller, zip up, zipper