Tacet meaning

tāsĭt, tăsĭt, täkĕt
Be silent. Used chiefly as a direction.
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(musical direction) It is silent.
verb impersonal
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(music) Instruction indicating silence on the part of the performers of a piece.
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Origin of tacet

  • Latin third person sing. present tense of tacēre to be silent

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

  • From Latin tacÄ“re (to be silent)

    From Wiktionary