What does segue mean?

Definitions for segueˈseɪ gweɪ, ˈsɛg weɪ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word segue.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. segue(verb)

    the act of changing smoothly from one state or situation to another

  2. segue(verb)

    proceed without interruption; in music or talk

    "He segued into another discourse"


  1. segue(Noun)

    An instance of segueing, a transition.

  2. segue(Verb)

    To move smoothly from one state or subject to another.

    I can tell she's going to segue from our conversation about school to the topic of marriage.

  3. segue(Verb)

    To make a smooth transition from one theme to another.

    Beethoven's symphonies effortlessly segue from one theme to the next.

  4. segue(Verb)

    To play a sequence of records with no talk between them.

  5. Origin: From seguire, "to follow", from Latin sequi; originally a musical term.


  1. Segue

    A segue is a smooth transition from one topic or section to the next. The term is derived from Italian segue, "it follows"; the pronunciation in English differs from the original Italian pronunciation.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of segue in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of segue in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Nancy Rothstein:

    Think of your shower as a segue to sleep, the better you sleep, the better your hair and skin will look. So even if you’re exhausted and just want to crash, get in the shower and let the water run on your face and body.

Images & Illustrations of segue

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