relating to or designed for or performed on musical instruments
"instrumental compositions"; "an instrumental ensemble"
implemental, instrumental, subservient(adj)
serving or acting as a means or aid
"instrumental in solving the crime"
The instrumental case.
A composition without lyrics.
Acting as an instrument; serving as a means; contributing to promote; conductive; helpful; serviceable; essential or central.
He was instrumental in conducting the business.
Pertaining to, made by, or prepared for, an instrument, especially a musical instrument.
Applied to a case expressing means or agency, generally indicated in English by by or with with the objective.
the instrumental case.
acting as an instrument; serving as a means; contributing to promote; conductive; helpful; serviceable; as, he was instrumental in conducting the business
pertaining to, made by, or prepared for, an instrument, esp. a musical instrument; as, instrumental music, distinguished from vocal music
applied to a case expressing means or agency; as, the instrumental case. This is found in Sanskrit as a separate case, but in Greek it was merged into the dative, and in Latin into the ablative. In Old English it was a separate case, but has disappeared, leaving only a few anomalous forms
Origin: [Cf. F. instrumental.]
An instrumental is a musical composition or recording without lyrics, or singing, although it might include some inarticulate vocal input; the music is primarily or exclusively produced by musical instruments. In a song that is otherwise sung, a section not sung but played with instruments can be called an instrumental interlude. If the instruments are percussion instruments, the interlude can be called a percussion interlude. These interludes are a form of break in the song.
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The numerical value of instrumental in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of instrumental in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of instrumental in a Sentence
The mufti was instrumental in the decision to exterminate the Jews of Europe.
Bullying can be highly instrumental and used for social climbing, and it works.
Im very proud of it, my father was instrumental in saving a lot of lives out there.
It's definitely possible, and then such a device can be used as a sniffing dog, an instrumental sniffing dog.
Both the state and banks introduced deep structural changes and that was instrumental in regaining trust which allowed controls to be relaxed.
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- دور فعالArabic
- тво́рны склонBelarusian
- творителен падеж, творителенBulgarian
- instrumentálka, instrumentál, sedmý pádCzech
- Instrumental-Kasus, instrumental, InstrumentalisGerman
- εργαστηριακή φωνητική, πειραματική φωνητικήGreek
- instrumental, caso instrumentalSpanish
- instrumentaali, instrumentaalinenFinnish
- enstrimantalHaitian Creole
- 造格, 具格Japanese
- 기악, 조격Korean
- įnagininkas, instrumentinisLithuanian
- instrumentaal, instrumentalisDutch
- narzędnik, instrumentalnyPolish
- творительный, творительный падежRussian
- inštrumentál, siedmy pádSlovak
- enstrümantal, aletsel, aletli, enstrümentalTurkish
- آلہ کارUrdu
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