HyperDic: recessional

English > 3 senses of the word recessional:
ADJECTIVEpertrecessionalof or relating to receding
NOUNgrouprecessional, recessionthe withdrawal of the clergy and choir from the chancel to the vestry at the end of a church service
communicationrecessionala hymn that is sung at the end of a service as the clergy and choir withdraw
English > recessional: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to receding.
Spanishrecesivo
Nounsrecessionthe act of becoming more distant
recessionala hymn that is sung at the end of a service as the clergy and choir withdraw
recessionalthe withdrawal of the clergy and choir from the chancel to the vestry at the end of a church service
English > recessional: 3 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningThe withdrawal of the clergy and choir from the chancel to the vestry at the end of a church service.
Synonymrecession
BroaderprocessionThe group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation
Adjectivesrecessionalof or relating to receding
English > recessional: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA hymn that is sung at the end of a service as the clergy and choir withdraw.
Broaderhymn, anthemA song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)
Adjectivesrecessionalof or relating to receding

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