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Adjective: syncopated  'sing-ku,pey-tid
  1. Stressing a normally weak beat
    "These types of notes are called syncopations, and the measures where they are found syncopated measures"
Verb: syncopate  'sing-ku,peyt
  1. Omit a sound or letter in a word
    "syncopate a word"
  2. (music) modify the rhythm by stressing or accenting a weak beat

See also: rhythmic, rhythmical

Type of: modify, shorten

Encyclopedia: Syncopated