Coda (noun)

  1. A passage or section which brings a piece of music to an end.
  2. A concluding event or remark.


Early 18th century; earliest use found in charles burney (1726–1814), music historian and composer. from italian, literally "tail".


  1. The audience erupted in applause as the coda of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony finished.
  2. The movie had a fitting coda, with the main character riding into the sunset.
  3. The book's coda tied up all the loose ends and gave readers a sense of closure.
  4. The coda of the speech was a powerful call to action.
  5. The coda of the opera was a soaring duet that brought tears to the eyes of many in the audience.
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