Segue meaning

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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.

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An act or instance of segueing.
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To make a transition directly from one section or theme to another.
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To move smoothly and unhesitatingly from one state, condition, situation, or element to another.
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To continue without break (to or into the next part)
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An immediate transition from one part to another, as in music.
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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.

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(music) To make a smooth transition from one theme to another.

Beethoven's symphonies effortlessly segue from one theme to the next.

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(of a disk jockey) To play a sequence of records with no talk between them.
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An instance of segueing, a transition.
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Origin of segue

  • From Italian there follows third-person sing. present tense of seguire to follow from Vulgar Latin sequere from Latin sequī sekw-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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

    From Wiktionary