Friday, August 31, 2012

Gamut

Gamut [ Gam-uh' t ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 1. a complete range of anything
2. the entire range of recognized musical notes
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 As Head of marketing, he had to be knowledgeable about the entire gamut of marketing activities conducted by his company.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 There are 11 nominees, whose finely nuanced performances run the full gamut from comedy to tragedy.