Triad - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈtraɪæd|  American pronunciation of the word triad
Brit.  |ˈtræɪæd|  British pronunciation of the word triad


- the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one (syn: leash, tercet, ternary, terzetto, three, threesome, tierce, trey, trine, trinity, trio, triplet, troika)
- a set of three similar things considered as a unit (syn: trio, triple, triplet)
- three people considered as a unit (syn: threesome, trinity, trio)
- a three-note major or minor chord; a note and its third and fifth tones

Extra examples

...a triad of candlesticks on the mantle...

The contemporary avant-garde composers all concur in the principle of the triad.

Word forms

singular: triad
plural: triads
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