[also in italics]Musical Direction suddenly; quickly; abruptly
Origin of subitoItalian from L, suddenly from past participle of subire, to approach, spring up: see sudden
Quickly; suddenly. Used chiefly as a direction.
Origin of subitoItalian from Latin subitō from neuter ablative sing. of subitus sudden from past participle of subīre to come secretly ; see sudden .
- (music) suddenly