Definition of Rehearse

1. Verb. Engage in a rehearsal (of). "They will rehearse the duet"

Exact synonyms: Practice, Practise
Category relationships: Performing Arts
Generic synonyms: Do, Execute, Perform
Specialized synonyms: Walk Through, Scrimmage
Derivative terms: Practice, Rehearsal



Definition of Rehearse

1. v. t. To repeat, as what has been already said; to tell over again; to recite.

2. v. i. To recite or repeat something for practice.

Definition of Rehearse

1. Verb. To repeat, as what has been already said; to tell over again; to recite. ¹

2. Verb. To narrate; to relate; to tell. ¹

3. Verb. To practice by recitation or repetition in private for experiment and improvement, prior to a public representation; as, ''to rehearse a tragedy''. ¹

4. Verb. To cause to rehearse; to instruct by rehearsal. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rehearse

1. to practice in preparation for a public appearance [v -HEARSED, -HEARSING, -HEARSES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rehearse

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rehatted
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rehear
reheard
rehearing
rehearings
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rehearsal
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rehearse (current term)
rehearsed
rehearser
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reheel
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Literary usage of Rehearse

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1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1846)
"When fancy will continually rehearse Some painful scene once present to the eye, 'Tie well to mould it into gentle verse, That it may lighter on the spirit ..."

2. Our Wild Indians: Thirty-three Years Personal Experience Among the Red Men by Richard Irving Dodge (1884)
"... How they rehearse their Speeches — Swaying a Savage Audience. discussion of the origin of the American Indians is out of place and unnecessary, ..."

3. English Synonyms Explained, in Alphabetical Order: With Copious by George Crabb (1818)
"REPEAT, from the Latin repeto to seek, or go .over again, is the general term, including only the common idea, lo RECITE, rehearse, and RECAPITULATE, ..."

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