Definitions for rehearsalrɪˈhɜr səl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

re•hears•alrɪˈhɜr səl(n.)

  1. a usu. private session of exercise, drill, or practice for a public performance, ceremony, etc.

  2. the act of rehearsing.

  3. a repeating or relating:

    a rehearsal of grievances.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rehearsal, dry run(noun)

    a practice session in preparation for a public performance (as of a play or speech or concert)

    "he missed too many rehearsals"; "a rehearsal will be held the day before the wedding"

  2. rehearsal(noun)

    (psychology) a form of practice; repetition of information (silently or aloud) in order to keep it in short-term memory

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. rehearsal(noun)ɪˈhɜr səl

    practice for a performance

    a final rehearsal before the show; The lead dancer fainted during rehearsal.


  1. rehearsal(Noun)

    the practicing of something which is to be performed before an audience, usually to test or improve the interaction between several participating people, or to allow technical adjustments with respect to staging to be done

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rehearsal(noun)

    the act of rehearsing; recital; narration; repetition; specifically, a private recital, performance, or season of practice, in preparation for a public exhibition or exercise


  1. Rehearsal

    A rehearsal is an event that occurs as preparation for a performance. It is undertaken as a form of practising, to ensure that all details of the subsequent performance are adequately prepared and coordinated. Most commonly employed in the performing arts as preparation for a public presentation, rehearsals are nevertheless used in other contexts, as well, to prepare for the performance of any anticipated activity.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'rehearsal' in Nouns Frequency: #3001

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the act of rehearsing.

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