Definition of Tenor:

  1. Length of time, stated in the bill, that must elapse before a bill of exchange become due for payment.

  2. Exact purpose and intent of a bill of exchange as judged from the words and figures used in its construction.

  3. Tenor is often used in relation to bank loans and insurance contracts, whereas the term maturity is more often used when describing government bonds and corporate bonds. Colloquially, the two terms have very similar meanings, and they may be used interchangeably for different types of financial instruments.

  4. Designation of the payment terms of a bill of exchange, such as Due when presented (a sight draft) or Due on date ... (a time draft). Not to be confused with tenure.

  5. Tenor refers to the length of time remaining before a financial contract expires. It is sometimes used interchangeably with the term maturity, although the terms have distinct meanings. Tenor is used in relation to bank loans, insurance contracts, and derivative products.

  6. A singing voice between baritone and alto or countertenor, the highest of the ordinary adult male range.

Synonyms of Tenor

Heldentenor, Meistersinger, Zeitgeist, Accompaniment, Affective meaning, Aim, Alto, Apograph, Aria singer, Azimuth, Baritenor, Baritone, Bass, Basso, Basso buffo, Basso cantante, Basso continuo, Basso ostinato, Basso profundo, Bassus, Bearing, Bent, Bias, Blues singer, Body, Body-build, Brand, Bravura, Canary, Cantatrice, Canto, Cantor, Cantus, Cantus figuratus, Cantus planus, Carbon, Carbon copy, Caroler, Cast, Chanter, Chantress, Character, Characteristic, Characteristics, Choral, Choric, Coloratura, Coloratura soprano, Coloring, Comic bass, Complexion, Composition, Connotation, Consequence, Constituents, Constitution, Continuo, Contralto, Core, Countertenor, Course, Crasis, Crooner, Current, Deep bass, Denotation, Descant, Dharma, Diathesis, Direction, Direction line, Disposition, Diva, Dramatic, Dramatic soprano, Drift, Drone, Effect, Essence, Ethos, Extension, Falsetto, Fashion, Fiber, Fiche, Figured bass, Force, Form, Frame, Genius, Gist, Glacial movement, Grain, Grammatical meaning, Ground bass, Guise, Habit, Head register, Head tone, Head voice, Heading, Helmsmanship, Heroic, Heroic tenor, High, High-pitched, High-sounding, High-toned, Hue, Humor, Humors, Hymnal, Hymner, Idea, Ilk, Impact, Implication, Import, Improvisator, Inclination, Inference, Intension, Intent, Kind, Lay, Lead singer, Lexical meaning, Lie, Lieder singer, Line, Line of direction, Line of march, Literal meaning, Liturgical, Lyric, Main current, Mainstream, Makeup, Male alto, Manifold, Manner, Meaning, Meat, Melodist, Mezzo-soprano, Microcopy, Microfiche, Microform, Mode, Mold, Mood, Motion, Movement, Nature, Navigation, Opera singer, Operatic, Orientation, Overtone, Part, Pertinence, Physique, Piloting, Pith, Plain chant, Plain song, Point, Practical consequence, Prick song, Prima donna, Property, Psalm singer, Psalmic, Psalmodial, Psalmodic, Purport, Purpose, Quality, Quarter, Range, Range of meaning, Real meaning, Recording, Reference, Referent, Relation, Relevance, Rock-and-roll singer, Rubbing, Run, Sacred, Scope, Semantic cluster, Semantic field, Sense, Set, Shape, Significance, Signification, Significatum, Signifie, Singer, Singing, Singstress, Somatotype, Songbird, Songster, Songstress, Soprano, Sort, Span of meaning, Spirit, Stamp, Steerage, Steering, Streak, Stream, Stripe, Structural meaning, Stuff, Style, Substance, Suchness, Sum, Sum and substance, Swing, Symbolic meaning, System, Temper, Temperament, Tendency, The general tendency, The main course, Theme, Thorough bass, Thread, Time spirit, Tone, Torch singer, Totality of associations, Tracing, Track, Transcript, Transcription, Transfer, Transferred meaning, Treble, Trend, Turn, Type, Unadorned meaning, Undersong, Undertone, Value, Vein, Vocal, Vocalist, Vocalizer, Voice, Voice part, Warbler, Way, Yodeler

How to use Tenor in a sentence?

  1. By contrast, maturity refers to the initial length of a contract upon its inception.
  2. Dmitri sang with such a great elegance and amazing tenor , that when he sang, the whole world stopped to listen.
  3. Higher-tenor contracts are sometimes considered riskier, and vice versa.
  4. The tenor I gathered from our interaction laid the terms out very clearly and he demanded his payment with specific terms.
  5. Your teachers were all baritones and even your tenor voice has a distinct baritonal touch to it.
  6. When in a negotiation try and keep the proper tenor of your voice so as to always look like you are under control.
  7. The term tenor describes the length of time remaining in the life of a financial contract.

Meaning of Tenor & Tenor Definition