Definition of Melodize

1. Verb. Supply a melody for.

Exact synonyms: Melodise
Category relationships: Music
Generic synonyms: Compose, Write
Derivative terms: Melody



Definition of Melodize

1. v. t. To make melodious; to form into, or set to, melody.

2. v. i. To make melody; to compose melodies; to harmonize.

Definition of Melodize

1. Verb. (intransitive) To compose or play melodies ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To make melodious; to write a melody for existing text ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Melodize

1. to compose a melody [v -DIZED, -DIZING, -DIZES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Melodize

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melodies
melodiograph
melodion
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melodious
melodiously
melodiousness
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melodise
melodised
melodises
melodising
melodist
melodists
melodize (current term)
melodized
melodizer
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melodrama
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melodramatically
melodramatics
melodramatise
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Literary usage of Melodize

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"See melodize. melodist (mel'o-dist), я. [= F. mélodiste; as melody + -ist.] l. A composer or singer of songs and melodies: sometimes opposed to harmoniser. ..."

2. The Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley in Verse and Prose, Now First Brought by John Todhunter, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Harry Buxton Forman (1880)
"... sweet To murmur through the heaven-breathing groves And melodize with man's blest nature there. Those deserts of immeasurable sand, ..."

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