Thesaurus

crescendos

noun
variants: also crescendoes or crescendi
plural of crescendo

Synonyms & Antonyms of crescendos

the highest part or point
  • excitement in the auditorium slowly built up and reached its crescendo when the star walked on stage

Synonyms for crescendos

Words Related to crescendos

Near Antonyms for crescendos

Antonyms for crescendos

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About crescendos

Cite this Entry

“Crescendos.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/crescendos. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on crescendos

Nglish: Translation of crescendos for Spanish Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Return of Name that Color!

  • a light greenish blue color
  • Name that color:
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!