Chant

What is Chant?

Chant definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun
a short, simple melody, especially one characterized by single notes to which an indefinite number of syllables are intoned, used in singing psalms, canticles, etc., in church services.
a psalm, canticle, or the like, chanted or for chanting.

the singing or intoning of all or portions of a liturgical service.
any monotonous song.
a song; singing: the chant of a bird.
a monotonous intonation of the voice in speaking.
a phrase, slogan, or the like, repeated rhythmically and insistently, as by a crowd.

verb (used with object)
to sing to a chant, or in the manner of a chant, especially in a church service.
to sing.

to celebrate in song.
to repeat (a phrase, slogan, etc.) rhythmically and insistently.

verb (used without object)
to sing.
to utter a chant.

 

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