noun Also cadency.
verb (used with object), ca·denced, ca·denc·ing.
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Origin of cadence
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Example sentences from the Web for cadence
His cadence is a steady beat rather than a roller coaster, and his words sparing and simple.
I remember the cadence of the radio transmissions between our vehicles.A Man to Believe In: Eulogy for Marine Master Sergeant Aaron Torian|Elliot Ackerman|March 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It takes a little while to understand the cadence of this show.‘Michael J. Fox Show’ Creator: We’re Not Canceled…Yet|Kevin Fallon|February 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I feel like I can recognize the cadence, but I haven't been able to do it yet.
I have brought men to dress you in a cadence; these kinds of suits are put on with ceremony.The Middle Class Gentleman|Moliere
There was a cadence, or sort of chant, in her delivery; but with the most perfect quietness of manner.First Impressions of the New World|Isabella Strange Trotter
Every cadence and vibration of that voice was to him enchantment—he could not choose but pause.The Cock and Anchor|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
He made Kim learn whole chapters of the Koran by heart, till he could deliver them with the very roll and cadence of a mullah.Kim|Rudyard Kipling
Every blessing of life is theirs; every cadence that affection knows makes harmony in their words.Idle Hour Stories|Eugenia Dunlap Potts