Definitions for "Seventh chord"
Keywords:  triad, chord, tonic, fifth, dominant
A common enhancement to triadic harmony wherein a fourth pitch is added to the triad, up another third, thus: root + 3rd + 5th + 7th. The most common of these chords is the one where you add a flat 7th scale degree to the dominant chord (V). This becomes a so-called dominant seventh chord, and makes the pull to tonic even stronger.
chord consisting of the first, third, fifth, and flatted seventh of a major scale, also called the "dominant seventh chord"
a triad with a seventh added