What does rehearsal mean?

Definitions for rehearsal
rɪˈhɜr səlre·hearsal

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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

Wiktionary

  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

Freebase

  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rehearsal

    rē-hėr′sal, n. act of rehearsing: recital: recital and performance for practice previous to public representation.—v.t. Rehearse′, to repeat what has already been said: to narrate: to recite before a public representation.—ns. Rehear′ser; Rehear′sing. [O. Fr. rehercer, reherserre-, again, hercer, to harrow—herce (Fr. herse), a harrow.]

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  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rehearsal in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rehearsal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of rehearsal in a Sentence

  1. Verne Troyer:

    I had no idea how famous this character was going to be, once we started rehearsal, Mike( Mike Myers ') kept adding more parts.

  2. Peter Engel:

    One night I had a long talk. It was three hours after a rehearsal. I said guys if you have conflict off camera, it’s going to show up on camera, i must say we had a couple of meetings.

  3. Robert Loggia:

    She very cleverly said,' I don't want you to look like trained dancers, but you do the melody and you... and Tom, you work it out for yourself. There will be no rehearsal and we'll be at FAO Schwarz about a month down the line and we're going to do it, and let's see what happens,' and that's why it's a movie-magic scene.

  4. Tasha Dixon:

    I barely let anybody except my sister see me getting dressed. our first introduction to him was when we were at the dress rehearsal and half-naked changing into our bikinis.

  5. James Gunn:

    I was hired for the first movie to sort of assist with Rocket so that we would find a way that the actors were dealing with a real actor, rather than a blank space, before they found a voice actor who was going to play the role. It just kind of evolved from there, i ended up being on set and we did a rehearsal, and I just got down on my hands and knees and started doing it from down there.

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