- Segue is defined as to transition from one thing to another without a break.
An example of to segue is to move from playing one song into another.
segue definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Italian 3d person; personal (grammar) singular , present tense indicative , of seguire, to follow ; from Vulgar Latin sequere, for Classical Latin sequi: see sequent
segue definition by American Heritage Dictionary
intransitive verb se·gued, se·gue·ing, se·gues
- Music To make a transition directly from one section or theme to another.
- To move smoothly and unhesitatingly from one state, condition, situation, or element to another: “Daylight segued into dusk” (Susan Dworski).
Origin: From Italian, there follows, third-person sing. present tense of seguire, to follow, from Vulgar Latin *sequere, from Latin sequī; see sekw-1 in Indo-European roots.