Definitions for chant
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a repetitive song in which as many syllables as necessary are assigned to a single tone
chant, intone, intonate, cantillateverb
recite with musical intonation; recite as a chant or a psalm
"The rabbi chanted a prayer"
tone, chant, intoneverb
utter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically
"The students chanted the same slogan over and over again"
Type of singing done generally without instruments and harmony.
To sing, especially without instruments, and as applied to monophonic and pre-modern music.
Etymology: From chanter, from canto
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from the verb.
A pleasant grove,
With chant of tuneful birds resounding loud. John Milton, Paradise Lost, b. ii. l. 290.
Etymology: chanter, Fr.
Wherein the chearful birds of sundry kind
Do chant sweet musick. Fairy Queen, b. i. c. vii.
The poets chant it in the theatres, the shepherds in the mountains. John Bramhall.
To sing; to make melody with the voice.
They chant to the sound of the viol, and invent to themselves instruments of musick. Amos, vi. 7.
Heav’n heard his song, and hasten’d his relief;
And chang’d to snowy plumes his hoary hair,
And wing’d his flight, to chant aloft in air. Dryden.
A chant (from French chanter, from Latin cantare, "to sing") is the iterative speaking or singing of words or sounds, often primarily on one or two main pitches called reciting tones. Chants may range from a simple melody involving a limited set of notes to highly complex musical structures, often including a great deal of repetition of musical subphrases, such as Great Responsories and Offertories of Gregorian chant. Chant may be considered speech, music, or a heightened or stylized form of speech. In the later Middle Ages some religious chant evolved into song (forming one of the roots of later Western music).
to utter with a melodious voice; to sing
to celebrate in song
to sing or recite after the manner of a chant, or to a tune called a chant
to make melody with the voice; to sing
to sing, as in reciting a chant
a short and simple melody, divided into two parts by double bars, to which unmetrical psalms, etc., are sung or recited. It is the most ancient form of choral music
a psalm, etc., arranged for chanting
twang; manner of speaking; a canting tone
Etymology: [F. chanter, fr. L. cantare, intens. of canere to sing. Cf. Cant affected speaking, and see Hen.]
Chant is the rhythmic speaking or singing of words or sounds, often primarily on one or two pitches called reciting tones. Chants may range from a simple melody involving a limited set of notes to highly complex musical structures, often including a great deal of repetition of musical subphrases, such as Great Responsories and Offertories of Gregorian chant. Chant may be considered speech, music, or a heightened or stylized form of speech. In the later Middle Ages some religious chant evolved into song.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
chant, v.t. to sing: to celebrate in song: to recite in a singing manner: to sell horses fraudulently.—n. song: melody: a kind of sacred music, in which prose is sung.—ns. Chant′er, Chant′or, a singer: a precentor: in a bagpipe, the pipe with finger-holes, on which the melody is played: one who cries up horses; Chant′ress; Chant′ry, an endowment, or chapel, for the chanting of masses; Chant′y, a sailor's song, usually with a drawling refrain, sung in concert while raising the anchor, &c. [Fr. chanter—L. cantāre, canĕre, to sing.]
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The numerical value of chant in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of chant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
We always chant ‘ Death to America ’ but importantly is showing it in action.
I was shocked they were just doing it openly on the bus, like they were proud of it, from the chant, you could tell they had done it before. It wasn't a first-time thing. And it was everybody. And the fist-pumping.
Over time the chant was formalized in the local SAE chapter and was taught to pledges as part of the formal and informal leadership process, it is clear that during the four years since the chant was brought to the university campus, its existence was known by recent members and ... it became part of the institutionalized culture of the chapter.
I got things to do... I don't have time to chant' Death to America,'.
Mourners chant slogans against the U.S. during the funeral of Qassem Soleimani, and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, deputy commander of Iran-backed militias in Iraq known as the Popular Mobilization Forces, in the shrine of Imam Hussein in Karbala, Iraq, Baghdad Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020. ( AP) In addition to threatening the U.S. with a possible attack, Abuhamzehs remarks that the targets had been previously identified by Iran seemed to confirm the State Departments statement regarding the motivation behind the airstrike. His comments come after it U.S. defense officials told Fox News that more than 3,000 troops from the 82nd Airborne Divisions 1st Brigade Combat Team would be deployed to Kuwait. Irans top shadow commander, as Qassem Soleimani was known, was responsible for the deaths of hundreds of American and coalition service members and the wounding of thousands more. According to State Departments, the airstrike was aimed at deterring future Iranian attack plans. Mourners step over a U.S. flags with pictures of President Trump while waiting for the funeral of Iran's top general Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, deputy commander of Iran-backed militias in Iraq known as the Popular Mobilization Forces, in Baghdad, Iraq, Baghdad Saturday( AP) SOLEIMANI FUNERAL PROCESSION IN BAGHDAD DRAWS THOUSANDS OF MOURNERS CHANTING AMERICA IS Qassem Soleimani was actively developing plans to attack American diplomats and service members in Iraq and throughout the region, the United States will continue to take all necessary action to protect our people and our interests wherever they are around the world. Mourners gathering in the streets of Baghdad Saturday for Qassem Soleimani funeral procession. Dressed in black military fatigues, the mostly male-dominated group carried Iraqi flags and the flags of Iran-backed militias that are fiercely loyal to Qassem Soleimani. In this image made from a video, mourners gather for a funeral procession for Gen. Qassem Soleimani, in Baghdad Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020. ( PMF Media Office via AP) They were heard chanting.
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