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instrument   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋInstrәmәnt 〕


〔 ˊinstrumәnt 〕

Overview of noun instrument

The noun instrument has 6 senses

  • instrument -- (a device that requires skill for proper use)

  • instrument, tool -- (the means whereby some act is accomplished; "my greed was the instrument of my destruction"; "science has given us new tools to fight disease")

  • instrument, pawn, cat's-paw -- (a person used by another to gain an end)

  • legal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument -- ((law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right)

  • instrumental role, instrument -- (the semantic role of the entity (usually inanimate) that the agent uses to perform an action or start a process)

  • musical instrument, instrument -- (any of various devices or contrivances that can be used to produce musical tones or sounds)

Overview of verb instrument

The verb instrument has 3 senses

  • instrument -- (equip with instruments for measuring, recording, or controlling)

  • instrument, instrumentate -- (write an instrumental score for)

  • instrument -- (address a legal document to)