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Definition 1: the part of a song where a soloist is joined by a group of singers - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for chorus in the sense of this definition

(chorus is a kind of ...) an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner

(... is a kind of chorus ) a set of nonsensical syllables used while humming a refrain

(... is part of chorus) a short musical composition with words

"a successful musical must have at least three good songs"

Definition 2: any utterance produced simultaneously by a group - [noun denoting event]

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

  • a chorus of boos

(chorus is a kind of ...) the sudden occurrence of an audible event

"the sound awakened them"

Definition 3: a group of people assembled to sing together - [noun denoting group]

(chorus is a kind of ...) an organization of musicians who perform together

(... is a kind of chorus ) a chorus that sings as part of a religious ceremony

Definition 4: a body of dancers or singers who perform together - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for chorus in the sense of this definition

(chorus is a kind of ...) a formation of people or things one beside another

"the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed" "they were arrayed in line of battle" "the cast stood in line for the curtain call"

(... is a kind of chorus ) the chorus of a ballet company

(chorus is a member of ...) a woman who dances in a chorus line

Definition 5: a company of actors who comment (by speaking or singing in unison) on the action in a classical Greek play - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for chorus in the sense of this definition

(chorus is a kind of ...) organization of performers and associated personnel (especially theatrical)

"the traveling company all stayed at the same hotel"

(chorus belongs to category ...) the act of singing vocal music

Definition 6: utter in unison - [verb of communication]

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

  • `yes,' the children chorused

(chorus is a kind of ...) express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

"She let out a big heavy sigh" "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"

Definition 7: sing in a choir - [verb of creation]

Synonyms for chorus in the sense of this definition

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

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

(chorus belongs to category ...) musical activity (singing or whistling etc.)

"his music was his central interest"

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