What does rubato mean?

Definitions for rubato
ruˈbɑ toʊru·ba·to

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rubato(noun)

    a flexible tempo; not strictly on the beat


  1. rubato(Noun)

    A tempo in which strict timing is relaxed, the music being played near, but not on the beat

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rubato(adj)

    robbed; borrowed

    Etymology: [It.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rubato

    rōō-bä′to, adj. (mus.) in modified or distorted rhythm. [It., pa.p. of rubare, to steal.]

Anagrams for rubato »

  1. bar out

  2. outbar

  3. tabour

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  1. Alex
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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rubato in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rubato in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Images & Illustrations of rubato

  1. rubatorubatorubatorubatorubato

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