Operable vs Opera - What's the difference?

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Operable is a related term of opera.

As a adjective operable

is able to be operated or used.

As a noun opera is

(music) a theatrical work combining drama, music, song and sometimes dance.




(en adjective)
  • Able to be operated or used
  • Able to be put into operation; practicable
  • Able to be treated by surgery
  • Antonyms

    * inoperable





    (wikipedia opera)


  • (lb) A theatrical work combining drama, music, song and sometimes dance.
  • (lb) The score for such a work.
  • A building designed for the performance of such works; an opera house.
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  • *:“I don't mean all of your friends—only a small proportion—which, however, connects your circle with that deadly, idle, brainless bunch—the insolent chatterers at the opera , the gorged dowagers,, the jewelled animals whose moral code is the code of the barnyard—!"
  • A company dedicated to performing such works.
  • (lb) Any showy, melodramatic or unrealistic production resembing an opera.
  • A collection of work (plural of opus).
  • Derived terms

    * comic opera * grand opera * horse opera * oat opera * opera bouffe * opera comique * opera buffa * opera hat * opera house * opera seria * opera singer * opera slipper * soap opera * space opera

    See also

    * aria * ballet * masque * melodrama * musical comedy * recitative * singspiel *


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