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Meaning of TRIO

Pronunciation:  'treeow

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a musical composition for three performers
  2. [n]  three people considered as a unit
  3. [n]  a set of three similar things considered as a unit
  4. [n]  three performers or singers who perform together
  5. [n]  the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one

TRIO is a 4 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: 3, deuce-ace, III, leash, tercet, ternary, ternion, terzetto, three, threesome, threesome, tierce, trey, triad, triad, trine, trinity, trinity, triplet, triplet, troika
 See Also: assemblage, composition, digit, figure, gathering, musical composition, musical group, musical organisation, musical organization, opus, piece, piece of music, set, trilogy, Trimurti, triumvirate



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Tri"o\, n. [It., fr. L. tres, tria, three: cf. F. trio,
from the Italian. See {Three}.]
1. Three, considered collectively; three in company or acting
   together; a set of three; three united.

         The trio were well accustomed to act together, and
         were linked to each other by ties of mutual
         interest.                             --Dickens.

2. (Mus.)
   (a) A composition for three parts or three instruments.
   (b) 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.