HyperDic: rehearsal

English > 2 senses of the word rehearsal:
NOUNactrehearsal, dry runa practice session in preparation for a public performance (as of a play or speech or concert)
actrehearsal(psychology) a form of practice
rehearsal > pronunciation
Soundsrihhher'sahl; riyhher'sahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > rehearsal: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA practice session in preparation for a public performance (as of a play or speech or concert).
Examples
  • "he missed too many rehearsals"
  • "a rehearsal will be held the day before the wedding"
Synonymdry run
CategoryconcertA performance of music by players or singers not involving theatrical staging
Narrowerdress rehearsalA full uninterrupted rehearsal in costumes shortly before the first performance
run-throughAn uninterrupted rehearsal
walk-throughA first perfunctory rehearsal of a theatrical production in which actors read their lines from the script and move as directed
Broaderexercise, practice, drill, practice session, recitationSystematic training by multiple repetitions
Spanishensayo
Catalanassaig
Verbsrehearseengage in a rehearsal (of)
English > rehearsal: 2 senses > noun 2, act
Meaning(psychology) a form of practice; repetition of information (silently or aloud) in order to keep it in short-term memory.
Categorypsychology, psychological scienceThe science of mental life
Broaderexercise, practice, drill, practice session, recitationSystematic training by multiple repetitions

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