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 subit&omacron;, from neuter ablative sing. of subitus, sudden, from past participle of sub&imacron;re, to come secretly; see sudden.
- (music) suddenly