Definitions for OPUSˈoʊ pəs; ˈoʊ pər ə, ˈɒp ər ə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•pusˈoʊ pəs; ˈoʊ pər ə, ˈɒp ər ə(n.)(pl.)o•pus•es or, esp. for 2 , o•pe•ra

  1. one of the compositions of a composer, usu. numbered according to the order of publication.

    Category: Music and Dance

  2. a literary work or composition, as a book.

    Category: Literature

Origin of opus:

1695–1705; < L: work, labor, a work

Princeton's WordNet

  1. musical composition, opus, composition, piece, piece of music(noun)

    a musical work that has been created

    "the composition is written in four movements"


  1. opus(Noun)

    A work of music or set of works with a specified rank in an ordering of a composer's complete published works.

    Beethoven's opus eighteen quartets are considered by many to be the beginning of the Romantic era.

  2. opus(Noun)

    A work, especially of art.

    The painter's last opus was a dedication to all things living, in a surprising contrast to all of his prior work.

  3. Origin: Borrowed from opus.


  1. Opus

    Opus is a pop-rock group from Graz, Austria. Formed in 1973, the group remains active today. The band is especially well known for its 1985 single release, "Live Is Life."

Anagrams of OPUS

  1. soup

  2. pous

Translations for OPUS

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


being on the other side of

on the opposite side of town.

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