Music vs Son - What's the difference?

music | son |

As nouns the difference between music and son

is that music is a sound, or the study of such sounds, organized in time while son is a male child, a boy or man in relation to his parents; one's male offspring.

As a verb music

is to seduce or entice with music.


Alternative forms

* musick (archaic) * musicke (obsolete) * musique (obsolete)


  • A sound, or the study of such sounds, organized in time.
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  • (figuratively) Any pleasing or interesting sounds.
  • An art form, created by organizing of pitch, rhythm, and sounds made using and sometimes singing
  • A guide to playing or singing a particular tune; sheet music.
  • Synonyms

    * melody * vibe

    Derived terms

    * background music * chamber music * chin music * concrete music * country music * elevator music * face the music * fill music * hillbilly music * incidental music * musical * musicality * musically * music box * music drama * music hall * musician, muso * musicing * musicless * music of the spheres * music to someone's ears * musicologist * musicology * pop music * program music * set to music * sheet music * soul music * world music

    See also

    * * MusicNovatory: the science of music encyclopedia *


  • To seduce or entice with music.
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    (wikipedia son) (en noun)
  • A male child, a boy or man in relation to his parents; one's male offspring.
  • The Chinese and Indians say all too often: "I want a son , not a daughter."
  • A male adopted person in relation to his adoption parents.
  • A male person who has such a close relationship with an older or otherwise more authoritative person that he can be regarded as a son of the other person.
  • A male person considered to have been significantly shaped by some external influence.
  • He was a son of the mafia system.
  • A male descendant.
  • The pharaohs were believed to be sons of the Sun.
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  • (UK, colloquial)
  • Synonyms

    * See also


    * (with regards to gender) daughter * (with regards to ancestry) father, mother, parent


    * child

    Derived terms

    * bachelor's son * favorite son/favourite son * grandfather-father-son * grandson * * mother's son * prodigal son * son-in-law * sonny * son of a bitch * son of a gun * son of a whore * son of privilege * son of the manse * stepson * whoreson




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