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Adjective forte has 1 sense
  1. forte, loud - used chiefly as a direction or description in music; "the forte passages in the composition"
    Antonyms: piano, soft, pianissimo, pianissimo assai
Adverbial forte has 1 sense
  1. forte, loudly - used as a direction in music; to be played relatively loudly
    Antonyms: piano, softly
    Derived from adjective forte1
Noun forte has 3 senses
  1. forte, strong suit, long suit, metier, specialty, speciality, strong point, strength - an asset of special worth or utility; "cooking is his forte"
    --1 is a kind of asset, plus
    --1 has particulars: green thumb, green fingers
  2. forte, fortissimo - (music) with great loudness
    --2 is a kind of volume, loudness, intensity
  3. forte - the stronger part of a sword blade between the hilt and the foible
    --3 is a kind of
    part, portion
    --3 is a part of sword, blade, brand, steel
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