Definition of Ensemble

1. Noun. A group of musicians playing or singing together. "A string ensemble"




2. Noun. A cast other than the principals.
Exact synonyms: Supporting Players
Generic synonyms: Cast, Cast Of Characters, Dramatis Personae

3. Noun. The chorus of a ballet company.
Exact synonyms: Corps De Ballet
Group relationships: Ballet Company
Generic synonyms: Chorus, Chorus Line

4. Noun. An assemblage of parts or details (as in a work of art) considered as forming a whole.
Exact synonyms: Tout Ensemble
Category relationships: Art, Artistic Creation, Artistic Production
Generic synonyms: Accumulation, Aggregation, Assemblage, Collection

5. Noun. A coordinated outfit (set of clothing).
Generic synonyms: Getup, Outfit, Rig, Turnout
Specialized synonyms: Sailor Suit

Definition of Ensemble

1. n. The whole; all the parts taken together.

2. adv. All at once; together.

Definition of Ensemble

1. Noun. a group of separate things that contribute to a coordinated whole ¹

2. Noun. a coordinated costume or outfit; a suite ¹

3. Noun. a group of musicians, dancers, actors, etc who perform together; e.g. the chorus of a ballet company ¹

4. Noun. (music) a piece for several instrumentalists or vocalists ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ensemble

1. a group of complementary parts [n -S]

Medical Definition of Ensemble

1. The set of atoms or molecules comprising the system. (09 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ensemble

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ensearch
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ensearches
ensearching
enseared
ensearing
ensears
enseel
enseeled
enseeling
enseels
enseint
ensellure
ensellures
ensemble (current term)
ensembles
ensembling
ensemblist
ensemblists
ensepulcher
ensepulchered
ensepulchering
ensepulchers
enserf
enserfed
enserfing
enserfment
enserfments
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Literary usage of Ensemble

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"For each of the three groups, constituting the ensemble of the Order of St. Dominic, we shall examine: A. ..."

2. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1899)
"By an external change a we pass, for example, from the ensemble of impressions A to the ensemble B. We correct this change by a voluntary internal change ß ..."

3. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1921)
"The notions of limit element, derived ensemble, closed ensemble, perfect ensemble, easily extend to abstract ensembles. Fréchet introduces a new notion, ..."

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