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Definitions for encore
ˈɑŋ kɔr, -koʊr, ˈɑn-en·core

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. encoreverb

    an extra or repeated performance; usually given in response to audience demand

  2. encoreverb

    request an encore, from a performer


  1. encorenoun

    A brief extra performance, done after the main performance is complete.

  2. encoreverb

    To call for an extra performance or repetition.

  3. encoreverb

    To call for an encore.

  4. encoreinterjection

    Please perform again!

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Encoreadverb

    Again; once more. A word used at publick shows when a singer, or fiddler, or buffoon is desired by the audience to do the same thing again.

    Etymology: French.

    To the same notes thy sons shall hum or snore,
    And all thy yawning daughters cry encore. Dunciad, b. iv.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Encore

    once more; again; -- used by the auditors and spectators of plays, concerts, and other entertainments, to call for a repetition of a particular part

  2. Encorenoun

    a call or demand (as, by continued applause) for a repetition; as, the encores were numerous

  3. Encoreverb

    to call for a repetition or reappearance of; as, to encore a song or a singer

  4. Etymology: [F. The last part of the word is fr. L. hora hour. See Hour.]


  1. Encore

    Encore is an American premium cable and satellite television channel that is owned by Starz, LLC. Its programming features mainly older and recent theatrically releasted feature films, although some of its multiplex channels also carry acquired television series. The headquarters of Encore and its sister channels Starz and MoviePlex are located on the Meridian International Business Center complex in Meridian, Colorado. As of March 31, 2013, Encore's programming is available to 35.1 million pay television subscribers in the United States, which outpaces HBO's approximately 30 million pay subscribers; Encore's higher subscriber base is due to the fact that its subscribers do not necessarily have to subscribe to Starz in order to receive the channel as some providers offer the Encore multiplex on a separate digital cable tier from Starz; however, Starz and Encore are often sold together in a singular package.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Encore

    äng-kōr′, adv. again: once more.—n. a call for the repetition of a song, &c.: the repetition of a song, &c.—v.t. to call for a repetition of. [Fr. (It. ancora)—perh. from L. (in) hanc horam, till this hour, hence=still.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz


    A greedy theatre-goer's desire to get more than his money's worth. From the Fr. _en_, among, and _cochon_, pig,--common among pigs.

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Encore

    From the Latin hauc horam, till this hour, still, again.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of encore in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of encore in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of encore in a Sentence

  1. Adam Kent:

    While we are glad that Encore Global has acknowledged its error in denying my client's employment due to his hairstyle, we have yet to receive a formal apology, or a commitment to changing the grooming policy that has had a disparate impact on African-Americans, i intend to engage with Encore further to determine if they will fulfill all the requests we have made in our lawsuit.

  2. Jeff Zalaznick:

    Nick McCabe said. The city’s hotels, meanwhile, are making big moves to accommodate the increasing numbers of luxury consumers. Last month, Aria introduced a luxury collection called The Tower Suites. Guests travel to and from the airport in limousines, they’re greeted at curbside and there is a dedicated entrance and private VIP lounge for speedy check-in. As soon as guests book a stay, the Tower Suites concierge reaches out to book dinner reservations and arrange show tickets. 5 best shows to see in Las Vegas This fall, Encore at the Wynn completed a design refresh, updating all suites to include push-button electronic amenities. It added custom linens and floor coverings and commissioned an amenities collection from top-of-the-line cosmetics and fragrance company Molton Brown. Meanwhile, Caesars will mark its 50th anniversary in 2016 with a $ 75 million renovation of its Roman Tower, which will be renamed the Julius Tower next month. While the behemoth resorts expand their luxury offerings, smaller boutique properties that offer a more intimate upscale experience have been opening. Nobu Hotel at Caesars Palace debuted in 2013, and Delano Las Vegas and Delano Las Vegas opened last year. One of the smallest hotels, the Parisian-themed The Cromwell, opened last year with only 188 rooms, all with hardwood floors, glamorous boudoir lighting and chaise lounges. Guests are invited to a Moet Chandon toast with the general manager on Friday and Saturday nights. Ultra luxury packages at new Drai’s offer fireworks and private jets But Vegas ’ biggest draw might be its endless bounty of celebrity chef-driven restaurants. Recent eateries from boldfaced names in an already saturated market include three-Michelin-starred Alain Ducasse’s Rivea at Delano Las Vegas, two-Michelin-starred Julian Serrano’s Lago at Bellagio and two-Michelin-starred Michael Mina’s Bardot Brasserie at Aria. Two popular restaurants from other cities have just opened outposts in Delano Las Vegas. In October, the New York City hot spot Carbone( whose fans include Michelle Obama and Kim Kardashian) opened at Aria. Just like New York, Delano Las Vegas is Delano Las Vegas. We try to differentiate ourselves by not only serving excellent food but by creating a unique experience.

  3. Charles de LEUSSE:

    Vampire doesn’t see his image. Even less in the holy water. (Vampire ne voit son image. - Encore moins dans l'eau bénite.)

  4. Charles de LEUSSE:

    May my enemies tremble if they still have time! (Que mes ennemis soient tremblants - S'ils en ont encore le temps!)

  5. Michael Bivona:

    Most people have some kind of lifestyle vision for retirement, unfortunately without proper planning their dreams don't always become a reality as they enter the encore time of their lives. Quoted from CPA Practice Advisor-October 5, 2015

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