HyperDic: chant

English > 3 senses of the word chant:
VERBcommunicationchant, intone, intonate, cantillaterecite with musical intonation
communicationchant, tone, intoneutter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically
NOUNcommunicationchanta repetitive song in which as many syllables as necessary are assigned to a single tone
chant > pronunciation
Soundschae'nt
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English > chant: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA repetitive song in which as many syllables as necessary are assigned to a single tone.
InstancesHallel(Judaism) a chant of praise (Psalms 113 through 118) used at Passover and Shabuoth and Sukkoth and Hanukkah and Rosh Hodesh
Hare KrishnaA chant to the Hindu god Krishna
Narrowercantus firmusA melody used as the basis for a polyphonic composition
plainsong, plainchantA liturgical chant of the Roman Catholic Church
Broaderreligious songreligious music for singing
Spanishcántico, canto litúrgico, canto
Catalancàntic, cant litúrgic, cant, consigna
Verbschantrecite with musical intonation
chantutter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically
English > chant: 3 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningrecite with musical intonation; recite as a chant or a psalm.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
ModelThey will chant the duet
Example"The rabbi chanted a prayer"
Synonymsintone, intonate, cantillate
Narrowersingsongspeak, chant, or declaim in a singsong
Broadersingproduce tones with the voice
Spanishcantar, entonar, salmodiar
Catalancantar, entonar, salmejar, salmodiar
Nounschanta repetitive song in which as many syllables as necessary are assigned to a single tone
chanterreed pipe with finger holes on which the melody is played
chantingthe act of singing in a monotonous tone
English > chant: 3 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningUtter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelSam and Sue chant
Example"The students chanted the same slogan over and over again"
Synonymstone, intone
Broadertalk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbaliseExpress in speech
Spanishentonar
Catalanentonar
Nounschanta repetitive song in which as many syllables as necessary are assigned to a single tone

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