1. Proper noun.  (given name, female) from the word cadence, taken to use in the 2000s.
  2. Noun.  Balanced, rhythmic flow.
  3. Noun.  The measure or beat of movement.
  4. Noun.  The general inflection or modulation of the voice.
  5. Noun.  (music) A progression of at least two chords which conclude a piece of music, section or musical phrases within it. Sometimes referred to analogously as musical punctuation.
  6. Noun.  (context, speech) A fall in inflection of a speaker’s voice, such as at the end of a sentence.
  7. Noun.  (dance) A dance move which ends a phrase.
  8. Noun.  (fencing) The rhythm and sequence of a series of actions.
  9. Noun.  (context, running) The number of steps per minute.
  10. Noun.  (cycling) The number of revolutions per minute of the cranks or pedals of a bicycle.
  11. Noun.  (military) A chant that is sung by military personnel while running or marching; a jody call.
  12. Verb.  To give a cadence to.
  13. Verb.  To give structure to.

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