Definitions for Ensembleɑnˈsɑm bəl, -ˈsɑmb, ɑ̃-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

en•sem•bleɑnˈsɑm bəl, -ˈsɑmb, ɑ̃-(n.)

  1. all the parts of a thing taken together, so that each part is considered only in relation to the whole.

  2. the entire costume of an individual, esp. when all the parts are in harmony.

    Category: Clothing

  3. a set of furniture.

    Category: Furniture

  4. the united performance of an entire group of singers, musicians, etc. the group so performing:

    a string ensemble.

    Category: Music and Dance

  5. a group of supporting entertainers, as actors, dancers, and singers, in a theatrical production.

    Category: Showbiz

Origin of ensemble:

1740–50; < F: together < L insimul=in-in -2+simul together; cf.simultaneous

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ensemble(noun)

    a group of musicians playing or singing together

    "a string ensemble"

  2. ensemble, supporting players(noun)

    a cast other than the principals

  3. corps de ballet, ensemble(noun)

    the chorus of a ballet company

  4. ensemble, tout ensemble(noun)

    an assemblage of parts or details (as in a work of art) considered as forming a whole

  5. ensemble(noun)

    a coordinated outfit (set of clothing)

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. ensemble(noun)ɑnˈsɑm bəl, -ˈsɑmb, ɑ̃-

    a group of performers who work together

    a stringed instrument ensemble

  2. ensembleɑnˈsɑm bəl, -ˈsɑmb, ɑ̃-

    a group of things that match or work together

    a hat to go with the ensemble


  1. ensemble(Noun)

    a group of separate things that contribute to a coordinated whole

  2. ensemble(Noun)

    a coordinated costume or outfit; a suite

  3. ensemble(Noun)

    a group of musicians, dancers, actors, etc who perform together; the chorus of a ballet company

  4. ensemble(Noun)

    a piece for several instrumentalists or vocalists

  5. Origin: From ensemble.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ensemble(noun)

    the whole; all the parts taken together

  2. Ensemble(adverb)

    all at once; together

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a woman's complete outfit of clothes.

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