HyperDic: hymn

English > 3 senses of the word hymn:
NOUNcommunicationhymn, anthema song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)
VERBcreationhymnsing a hymn
communicationhymnpraise by singing a hymn
hymn > pronunciation
Soundshhih'm
Rhymesacronym ... whim: 31 rhymes with ihm...
English > hymn: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation).
Synonymanthem
InstancesDies IraeThe first words of a medieval Latin hymn describing the Last Judgment (literally 'day of wrath')
InternationaleA revolutionary socialist anthem
Te DeumAn ancient liturgical hymn
NarrowercanticleA hymn derived from the Bible
chorale, choralA stately Protestant (especially Lutheran) hymn tune
dithyramb(ancient Greece) a passionate hymn (usually in honor of Dionysus)
doxologyA hymn or verse in Christian liturgy glorifying God
hymenealA wedding hymn
paean, pean(ancient Greece) a hymn of praise (especially one sung in ancient Greece to invoke or thank a deity)
recessionalA hymn that is sung at the end of a service as the clergy and choir withdraw
Broaderreligious songreligious music for singing
Spanishhimno
Catalanhimne
Verbshymnpraise by singing a hymn
hymnsing a hymn
English > hymn: 3 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningsing a hymn.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelSam and Sue hymn
Categorymusicmusical activity (singing / singing / singing or whistling etc.)
Broadersingdeliver by singing
Spanishcantar un himno
Nounshymna song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)
English > hymn: 3 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningpraise by singing a hymn.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelSam and Sue hymn
Example"They hymned their love of God"
Broaderlaud, extol, exalt, glorify, proclaimpraise, glorify, or honor
Spanishcantar las alabanzas, cantar
Nounshymna song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)

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