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symphony

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of symphony

  1. 1 a balanced, pleasing, or suitable arrangement of parts <the satisfying symphony of color in Renoir's canvases> Synonyms balance, coherence, concinnity, consonance, consonancy, orchestration, proportion, symmetry, harmony, unityRelated Words coordination, correlation, correspondence, equalization, equilibrium, evenness, order, orderliness, regularity, uniformityNear Antonyms confusion, disorganization, dissonance, disturbance, tension; disconnectedness, disjointedness, incompatibility; irregularity, unevennessAntonyms asymmetry, discordance, disproportion, disunity, imbalance, incoherence, violence

  2. 2 a usually large group of musicians playing together <a performance of a Bach concerto by the San Antonio Symphony> Synonyms orchestra, philharmonic, {h,2}band, symphony orchestraRelated Words brass band, chamber orchestra, sinfonietta; brasses, strings, woodwinds; combo, ensemble, group; company, troupe; duo, octet, quartet (also quartette), quintet, septet, sextet, trio




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