What does trio mean?

Definitions for trioˈtri oʊ

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. three, 3, III, trio, threesome, tierce, leash, troika, triad, trine, trinity, ternary, ternion, triplet, tercet, terzetto, trey, deuce-ace(noun)

    the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one

  2. trio(noun)

    a musical composition for three performers

  3. trio(noun)

    three performers or singers who perform together

  4. trio, triad, triplet, triple(noun)

    a set of three similar things considered as a unit

  5. trio, threesome, triad, trinity(noun)

    three people considered as a unit


  1. trio(Noun)

    A group of three people or things, especially musicians.

  2. trio(Noun)

    A piece of music written for three musicians.

  3. trio(Noun)

    A passage in the middle of a minuet, frequently in a different key.

  4. trio(Noun)

    Any cocktail made with a spirit, a liqueur, and a creamy ingredient.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Trio(noun)

    three, considered collectively; three in company or acting together; a set of three; three united

  2. Trio(noun)

    a composition for three parts or three instruments

  3. Trio(noun)

    the secondary, or episodical, movement of a minuet or scherzo, as in a sonata or symphony, or of a march, or of various dance forms; -- not limited to three parts or instruments


  1. Trio

    In music, a trio is a method of instrumentation or vocalization by three different sounds or voices to make a melodious music or song.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Trio

    trē′o, or trī′o, n. three united: (mus.) a composition for three performers. [It.,—L. tres, three.]

Suggested Resources

  1. trio

    Song lyrics by trio -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by trio on the Lyrics.com website.

  2. TRIO

    What does TRIO stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the TRIO acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

Anagrams for trio »

  1. riot

  2. tori

  3. roti

  4. tiro


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of trio in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of trio in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Guido Chamorro:

    This year it has been the trio of what most people would know as some of the most risky bonds that has done the best, for a lot of investors it has probably been quite frustrating because not many would have had overweights on those bonds because of the risks.

  2. Kenny Rogers:

    It’s a totally different show than I’ve done before, it’s a linear look at my career. I start in 1954 when I was with a group called the Scholars back when I was in high school. We then go to the Bobby Doyle Trio, the New Christy Minstrels, the First Edition and then my solo career. It’s been really good for me.

  3. C. C. Colton:

    There is a diabolical trio existing in the natural man, implacable, inextinguishable, co-operative and consentaneous, pride, envy, and hate; pride that makes us fancy we deserve all the goods that others possess; envy that some should be admired while we are overlooked; and hate, because all that is bestowed on others, diminishes the sum we think due to ourselves.

  4. Meghan Markle:

    Although Meghan has had a successful career in acting, I believe she will quit the profession, she has longstanding philanthropic interests that are compatible with Prince Harry's, so I would expect her to promote the charity initiatives of William Hanson, Harry, and Kate, including mental health awareness, wildlife conservation, and problems to help armed forces veterans, especially those injured in battle. The dynamic trio will become a dynamic quartet.

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