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Cadence

Definition: The act or state of declining or sinking.

Cadence

Definition: A fall of the voice in reading or speaking, especially at
the end of a sentence.

Cadence

Definition: A rhythmical modulation of the voice or of any sound; as,
music of bells in cadence sweet.

Cadence

Definition: Rhythmical flow of language, in prose or verse.

Cadence

Definition: See Cadency.

Cadence

Definition: Harmony and proportion in motions, as of a well-managed
horse.

Cadence

Definition: A uniform time and place in marching.

Cadence

Definition: The close or fall of a strain; the point of rest, commonly
reached by the immediate succession of the tonic to the dominant chord.

Cadence

Definition: A cadenza, or closing embellishment; a pause before the
end of a strain, which the performer may fill with a flight of fancy.

Cadence

Definition: To regulate by musical measure.