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Definition 1: a repetitive song in which as many syllables as necessary are assigned to a single tone - [noun denoting communication]

(chant is a kind of ...) religious music for singing

(... is a kind of chant ) (Roman Catholic Church) a liturgical chant consisting of a single, unaccompanied melodic line

(... is a kind of chant ) a pre-existing melody used as the basis for a polyphonic composition; originally drawn from plainchant, but later drawn from other sources

(... is an instance of chant) (Judaism) a chant of praise (Psalms 113 through 118) used at Passover and Shabuoth and Sukkoth and Hanukkah and Rosh Hodesh

(... is an instance of chant) a chant to the Hindu god Krishna

Definition 2: recite with musical intonation; recite as a chant or a psalm - [verb of communication]

Samples where chant or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The rabbi chanted a prayer

Synonyms for chant in the sense of this definition

(chant is a kind of ...) produce tones with the voice

"She was singing while she was cooking" "My brother sings very well"

(... is a kind of chant ) speak, chant, or declaim in a singsong

Definition 3: utter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically - [verb of communication]

Samples where chant or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The students chanted the same slogan over and over again

Synonyms for chant in the sense of this definition

(chant is a kind of ...) express in speech

"She talks a lot of nonsense" "This depressed patient does not verbalize"

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