What does Serenade mean?

Definitions for Serenade
ˌsɛr əˈneɪdSer·e·nade

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. divertimento, serenadenoun

    a musical composition in several movements; has no fixed form

  2. serenadeverb

    a song characteristically played outside the house of a woman

  3. serenadeverb

    sing and play for somebody

    "She was serenaded by her admirers"

Wiktionary

  1. serenadenoun

    a love song, especially one performed below the window of a loved one in the evening

    Etymology: sérénade, from serenata, from the past participle of serenare, from sereno, from serenus.

  2. serenadenoun

    an instrumental composition in several movements

    Etymology: sérénade, from serenata, from the past participle of serenare, from sereno, from serenus.

  3. serenadeverb

    to sing or play a serenade (for someone)

    Etymology: sérénade, from serenata, from the past participle of serenare, from sereno, from serenus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Serenadenoun

    music sung or performed in the open air at nights; -- usually applied to musical entertainments given in the open air at night, especially by gentlemen, in a spirit of gallantry, under the windows of ladies

    Etymology: [F. srnade, It. serenata, probably fr. L. serenus serene (cf. Serene), misunderstood as a derivative fr. L. serus late. Cf. Soire.]

  2. Serenadenoun

    a piece of music suitable to be performed at such times

    Etymology: [F. srnade, It. serenata, probably fr. L. serenus serene (cf. Serene), misunderstood as a derivative fr. L. serus late. Cf. Soire.]

  3. Serenadeverb

    to entertain with a serenade

    Etymology: [F. srnade, It. serenata, probably fr. L. serenus serene (cf. Serene), misunderstood as a derivative fr. L. serus late. Cf. Soire.]

  4. Serenadeverb

    to perform a serenade

    Etymology: [F. srnade, It. serenata, probably fr. L. serenus serene (cf. Serene), misunderstood as a derivative fr. L. serus late. Cf. Soire.]

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  1. Serenade

    In music, a serenade is a musical composition, and/or performance, in someone's honor. Serenades are typically calm, light music. The word Serenade is derived from the Italian word sereno, which means calm.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Serenade

    ser-e-nād′, n. evening music in the open air, esp. given by a lover to his mistress under her window at night: a piece of music suitable for such an occasion.—v.t. to entertain with a serenade.—ns. Serenā′der, one who serenades; Serenä′ta, an instrumental work for performance in the open air; Ser′enāte (Milt.), a serenade. [Fr.,—It. serenata, sereno, serene—L. serenus.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Serenade in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Serenade in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Serenade in a Sentence

  1. Kathryn Sermak:

    Miss D told me she was born during a thunderstorm. And when she passed it was pouring, she was at peace. She'd just had the world serenade her.

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