Keynote



[kee-noht] /ˈkiˌnoʊt/

noun
1.
Music. the or tone on which a or system of tones is founded; the tonic.
2.
the main idea or central principle of a speech, program, thought, action, etc.
3.
the policy line to be followed, as by a party in a political campaign, that is set forth authoritatively in advance by an address or other formal announcement.
4.
.
verb (used with object), keynoted, keynoting.
5.
to announce the policy of (a political party, campaign, assembly, etc.); deliver a keynote address at:
The governor will keynote the convention.
6.
to serve as the keynote for.
7.
Music. to give the keynote of.
verb (used without object), keynoted, keynoting.
8.
to provide a keynote, especially a keynote address:
He refused an invitation to keynote.
/ˈkiːˌnəʊt/
noun
1.

2.
the note upon which a scale or key is based; tonic
verb (transitive)
3.
to deliver a keynote address to (a political convention, etc)
4.
to outline (political issues, policy, etc) in or as in a keynote address
n.

also key-note, “lowest note of a musical scale, basis of a scale,” 1776, from key (n.1) in sense of “musical scale” + note (n.). Figurative sense of “leading idea” is from 1783; keynote address is 1905, American English.

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