Definition Of instrumental


(of music) performed on instruments, not sung.

a largely instrumental piece

a piece of (usually nonclassical) music performed solely by instruments, with no vocals.

Her music presents instrumentals and melodies that blend classical, contemporary jazz, pop and African rhythms into a seamless style.

denoting or relating to a case of nouns and pronouns (and words in grammatical agreement with them) indicating a means or instrument.

In Russian, the instrumental case is used to indicate how something is done.

of or relating to an implement or measuring device.

instrumental error

serving as an instrument or means in pursuing an aim or policy.

the society was instrumental in bringing about legislation

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Example Of instrumental

  • A few well chosen elements of directorial interpretation are instrumental in making this production more suited to and enjoyable for its audience.

  • A good planning process is instrumental in positioning an organization for success.

  • A small investment in time could be instrumental in gaining positive outcomes.

  • Also, neocons seem to have a more instrumental view of religion.

  • Although several experienced hands, who were instrumental in that series victory are unavailable, a core of exciting young players is emerging.

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