What does ensemble mean?

Definitions for ensemble
ɑnˈsɑm bəl, -ˈsɑmb, ɑ̃-en·sem·ble

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ensemblenoun

    a group of musicians playing or singing together

    "a string ensemble"

  2. ensemble, supporting playersnoun

    a cast other than the principals

  3. corps de ballet, ensemblenoun

    the chorus of a ballet company

  4. ensemble, tout ensemblenoun

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

  5. ensemblenoun

    a coordinated outfit (set of clothing)

Wiktionary

  1. ensemblenoun

    a group of separate things that contribute to a coordinated whole

  2. ensemblenoun

    a coordinated costume or outfit; a suite

  3. ensemblenoun

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

  4. ensemblenoun

    a piece for several instrumentalists or vocalists

  5. Etymology: From ensemble.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ensemblenoun

    the whole; all the parts taken together

  2. Ensembleadverb

    all at once; together

  3. Etymology: [F.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ensemble

    äng-sangb′l, n. all the parts of a thing taken together.—Tout ensemble, general appearance or effect. [Fr. ensemble, together—L. in, in, simul, at the same time.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. ensemble

    Together; the exact execution of the same movements, performed in the same manner, and by the same motions. It is the union of all the men who compose a battalion, or several battalions or companies of infantry and cavalry, who are to act as if put in motion by the same spring.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ensemble in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ensemble in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of ensemble in a Sentence

  1. Calvin Sim Chen-Min:

    Basically the way we conceived the parking lot in the sky was that you would park your beloved toy ... and it (would) became part of the living room ensemble.

  2. Jeff Goldblum:

    What else can we do? being a Sandy Meisner devotee, I’m a romantic about the ensemble credo and synergy and, like this movie depicts, what educated, smart and deeply caring people can do – even a few of them – together at a crucial moment. They can even sometimes defeat the forces of ignorance, corruption and greed, and keep the Homo sapiens ball moving along a little more. Maybe.

  3. Erik Pevernagie:

    Some day we feel the overall picture has slipped away. Only the details of life may help to find the whole ensemble. Our worldview does not comprehend the daily events anymore. Our conception of life is no longer a key for understanding, but is, on the contrary, blocking off our insight. We can, however, create space and time for an uplifting reflection and acquire an "Identity". ("Man without Qualities" )

  4. Denise Richards:

    Im just so happy that I can say that I was a part of a genre that opened up doors for Black ensemble reality shows to step up and be a part of what we all now love so much: reality TV.

  5. Tim Matheson:

    The studio fought him long and hard on that and he prevailed, they had a lunch with Chevy, and Landis kept saying all the wrong things [on purpose]. He said, ‘Oh Chevy, it will be just like ‘SNL.’ You’ll be one of 10 people in the movie and it’s an ensemble. Now, if you do [‘Foul Play’] with Goldie [Hawn], it’s just you and her and it won’t be as fun.’ Chevy walked out of there going, ‘I’m not doing that movie.'.

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