[n] the stronger part of a sword blade between the hilt and the foible
[n] (music) with great loudness
[n] an asset of special worth or utility; "cooking is his forte"
[adv] used as a direction in music; to be played relatively loudly
[adj] used chiefly as a direction or description in music; "the forte passages in the composition"
fortemente, fortissimo, fortissimo, long suit, loud, loudly, metier, speciality, specialty, strength, strong point, strong suit