segue

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian seguire (to follow) from Latin sequor; originally a musical term.

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Verb[edit]

segue (third-person singular simple present segues, present participle segueing, simple past and past participle segued)

  1. To move smoothly from one state or subject to another.
    I can tell she’s going to segue from our conversation about school to the topic of marriage.
  2. (music) To make a smooth transition from one theme to another.
    Beethoven’s symphonies effortlessly segue from one theme to the next.
  3. (of a disk jockey) To play a sequence of records with no talk between them.

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Noun[edit]

segue (plural segues)

  1. An instance of segueing, a transition.

Translations[edit]


Italian[edit]

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Verb[edit]

segue

  1. third-person singular indicative present of seguire

Portuguese[edit]

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Verb[edit]

segue

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of seguir
  2. second-person singular (tu) affirmative imperative of seguir