Definition of FORTE

  1. (noun)an asset of special worth or utility
  2. (noun)a musical composition or musical passage to be performed loudly
  3. (noun)the stronger part of a sword blade between the hilt and the foible
  4. (adj)(used chiefly as a direction or description in music) indicating that said piece or segment should be played loudly
  5. (adv)used as a direction in music; to be played relatively loudly