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.]

British National Corpus

  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. Stacy Stuart:

    It's about' How do you want to be spending your life ?' this is not a dress rehearsal.

  2. Rhonda Shear:

    I showed up on Friday, which is tape day, i showed up to my dressing room and my name was n’t on the door. It was someone else’s name. I was walking around and everyone was kind of avoiding me. And finally, someone said, ‘ Well, when you were n’t here for dress rehearsal, Rhonda Shear kisses Henry Winkler flipped out and Rhonda Shear kisses Henry Winkler took the girl that was standing in for you, made her a Screen Actors Guild member immediately and hired her. ’ I was shocked … [ That person ] said, ‘ He’s the star. He has the power.' I was mortified. I was crying.

  3. Carolynn Comstock:

    During the entire rehearsal, no one sneezed, no one coughed, no one there appeared to be sick in any way, so now we know, oh hm, maybe it's transmitted not just by droplets and sneezes or coughs ; maybe it's transmitted just by people talking, just by people being around each other.

  4. Blake Shelton:

    They paired me with Miranda, and we were on stage for rehearsal, and I don't know, something just happened, and we both knew it.

  5. Wayne W Dyer:

    Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.

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