Definition of Chants. Meaning of Chants. Synonyms of Chants

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Definition of Chants

Chant
Chant Chant, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Chanted; p. pr. & vb. n. Chanting.] [F. chanter, fr. L. cantare, intens. of canere to sing. Cf. Cant affected speaking, and see Hen.] 1. To utter with a melodious voice; to sing. The cheerful birds . . . do chant sweet music. --Spenser. 2. To celebrate in song. The poets chant in the theaters. --Bramhall. 3. (Mus.) To sing or recite after the manner of a chant, or to a tune called a chant.
Chant
Chant Chant, v. i. 1. To make melody with the voice; to sing. ``Chant to the sound of the viol.' --Amos vi. 5. 2. (Mus.) To sing, as in reciting a chant. To chant (or chaunt) horses, to sing their praise; to overpraise; to cheat in selling. See Chaunter. --Thackeray.
Chant
Chant Chant, n.[F. chant, fr. L. cantus singing, song, fr. canere to sing. See Chant, v. t.] 1. Song; melody. 2. (Mus.) 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. 3. A psalm, etc., arranged for chanting. 4. Twang; manner of speaking; a canting tone. [R.] His strange face, his strange chant. --Macaulay. Ambrosian chant, See under Ambrosian. Chant royal [F.], in old French poetry, a poem containing five strophes of eleven lines each, and a concluding stanza. -- each of these six parts ending with a common refrain. Gregorian chant. See under Gregorian.

Meaning of Chants from wikipedia

- Gregorian chant, Vedic chant, Qur'an reading, Islamic Dhikr, Baháʼí chants, various Buddhist chants, various mantras, Jewish cantillation, and the chanting of...
- ****igned particular chants to the various services. According to Donald Jay Grout, his goal was to organize the bodies of chants from diverse traditions...
- football chants to slight the opposition, and many fans sing songs about their club rivals, even when they are not playing them. Sometimes the chants are spontaneous...
- Christmas Chants is a studio album by the Gregorian chant band Gregorian. It was released in 2006 on Nemo Studio. In 2008 a special edition titled Christmas...
- The chanter is the part of the bagpipe upon which the player creates the melody. It consists of a number of finger-holes, and in its simpler forms looks...
- Les Chants Magnétiques (English title: Magnetic Fields) is the fifth studio album by French electronic musician and composer Jean-Michel Jarre, released...
- jazz. Jazz Chants are defined poems with repeated beats. The beat may vary depending on the idea of the reader.[citation needed] A jazz chant is a fragment...
- Chantal (/ˈtʃæntəl, ʃɑːnˈtɑːl/) is a feminine given name of French origin. The name Chantal can be traced back to the Old Occitan word cantal, meaning...
- Monkey chanting or monkey chants are chants or calls aimed at ridiculing or denigrating black sportspeople, usually footballers, who choose to compete/play...
- Other Vespers chants include the Psallendae and the Antiphonae in choro. Psallendae comprise the largest category of Ambrosian Office chants. Two Psallendae...