english dictionary definition meaningYesDictionary.com

a   b   c   d   e   f   g   h   i   j   k   l   m   n   o   p   q   r   s   t   u   v   w   x   y   z   

Lookup English Definition:

song    : [s'ɔŋ]
Song \Song\ (s[o^]ng; 115), n. [AS. song, sang, fr. singan to
sing; akin to D. zang, G. sang, Icel. s["o]ngr, Goth. saggws.
See {Sing}.]
1. That which is sung or uttered with musical modulations of
the voice, whether of a human being or of a bird, insect,
etc. "That most ethereal of all sounds, the song of
crickets." --Hawthorne.
[1913 Webster]

2. A lyrical poem adapted to vocal music; a ballad.
[1913 Webster]

3. More generally, any poetical strain; a poem.
[1913 Webster]

The bard that first adorned our native tongue
Tuned to his British lyre this ancient song.
[1913 Webster]

4. Poetical composition; poetry; verse.
[1913 Webster]

This subject for heroic song. --Milton.
[1913 Webster]

5. An object of derision; a laughingstock.
[1913 Webster]

And now am I their song, yea, I am their byword.
--Job xxx. 9.
[1913 Webster]

6. A trifle; an insignificant sum of money; as, he bought it
for a song. "The soldier's pay is a song." --Silliman.
[1913 Webster PJC]

{Old song}, a trifle; nothing of value. "I do not intend to
be thus put off with an old song." --Dr. H. More.

{Song bird} (Zool.), any singing bird; one of the {Oscines}.

{Song sparrow} (Zool.), a very common North American sparrow
({Melospiza fasciata}, or {Melospiza melodia}) noted for
the sweetness of its song in early spring. Its breast is
covered with dusky brown streaks which form a blotch in
the center.

{Song thrush} (Zool.), a common European thrush ({Turdus
musicus}), noted for its melodius song; -- called also
{mavis}, {throstle}, and {thrasher}.
[1913 Webster]

Syn: Sonnet; ballad; canticle; carol; canzonet; ditty; hymn;
descant; lay; strain; poesy; verse.
[1913 Webster]

n 1: a short musical composition with words; "a successful
musical must have at least three good songs" [synonym: {song},
2: a distinctive or characteristic sound; "the song of bullets
was in the air"; "the song of the wind"; "the wheels sang
their song as the train rocketed ahead"
3: the act of singing; "with a shout and a song they marched up
to the gates" [synonym: {song}, {strain}]
4: the characteristic sound produced by a bird; "a bird will not
learn its song unless it hears it at an early age" [synonym:
{birdcall}, {call}, {birdsong}, {song}]
5: a very small sum; "he bought it for a song"
6: the imperial dynasty of China from 960 to 1279; noted for art
and literature and philosophy [synonym: {Sung}, {Sung dynasty},
{Song}, {Song dynasty}]

176 Moby Thesaurus words for "song":
Brautlied, Christmas carol, English sonnet, Horatian ode,
Italian sonnet, Kunstlied, Liebeslied, Petrarchan sonnet,
Pindaric ode, Sapphic ode, Shakespearean sonnet, Volkslied, ado,
air, alba, anacreontic, anthem, aria, art song, aubade, balada,
ballad, ballade, ballata, barcarole, bel canto, blues, blues song,
boat song, bother, bravura, bridal hymn, brindisi, bucolic,
calypso, canso, canticle, canto, cantus, canzone, canzonet,
canzonetta, carol, cavatina, chanson, chant, chantey, cheaply,
choral singing, clerihew, coloratura, commotion, croon, croon song,
crooning, cry, descant, dirge, dithyramb, ditty, drinking song,
eclogue, elegy, epic, epigram, epithalamium, epode, epopee,
epopoeia, epos, evasion, flap, folk singing, folk song, for a song,
fuss, georgic, ghazel, haiku, hum, humming, hymeneal, hymn, idyll,
inexpensively, intonation, jingle, lay, lied, lilt, limerick, line,
love song, love-lilt, lyric, lyricism, madrigal, matin, measure,
melodia, melodic line, melody, minstrel song, minstrelsy, monody,
musical thought, narrative poem, national anthem, note, number,
nursery rhyme, ode, operatic singing, palinode, pastoral,
pastoral elegy, pastorela, pastourelle, performance, piece, poem,
poesy, poetry, prevarication, prothalamium, refrain, rhyme,
rondeau, rondel, roundel, roundelay, satire, scat, scat singing,
serena, serenade, serenata, sestina, singing, sloka, sol-fa,
sol-fa exercise, solfeggio, solmization, solo, solo part, sonnet,
sonnet sequence, soprano part, strain, tale, tanka, tenso, tenzone,
the supreme fiction, theme song, threnody, to-do, tonic sol-fa,
torch song, treble, triolet, troubadour poem, tune, verse,
verselet, versicle, villanelle, virelay, vocal music, vocalization,
war song, warbling, wedding song, yodel, yodeling

install english dictionary definition & meaning lookup widget!

english dictionary definition meaning工具:
Select Color:

english dictionary meaning information:
  • English Cobuild dictionary | Learn English | Reverso
    Online dictionary: English Cobuild translation of words and expressions, definition, synonyms
  • Dictionary, Encyclopedia and Thesaurus - The Free Dictionary
    The World's most comprehensive free online dictionary, thesaurus, and encyclopedia with synonyms, definitions, idioms, abbreviations, and medical, financial, legal specialized dictionaries
  • English to French, Italian, German Spanish Dictionary . . .
    Spanish Dictionaries There are two free Spanish-English dictionaries: our own dictionary and one from Collins Each has its own strengths Combined, they are unbeatable
  • Meaning - definition of meaning by The Free Dictionary
    b Something that is conveyed or intended, especially by language; sense or significance: The writer's meaning was obscured by convoluted prose
  • loop - English-Spanish Dictionary - WordReference. com
    loop - Translation to Spanish, pronunciation, and forum discussions
  • Cardinal | Definition of Cardinal by Merriam-Webster
    Our word cardinal goes back to the Latin adjective cardinalis, which meant “serving as a hinge ”The root of this word is the noun cardo, meaning “hinge ”Since a hinge is the device on which a door turns, cardo came to mean “something on which a development turns” or “something very important ” Later the Roman Catholic Church used the adjective cardinalis to refer to principal
  • Aim | Definition of Aim by Merriam-Webster
    Both aim and estimate come from a Latin verb aestimare, meaning “to value” or “to estimate ” Through sound changes over the centuries aestimare became in Old French esmer, which meant “to aim, direct, or adjust,” as well as “to appreciate” and “to estimate ” English borrowed the word aim from the Old French word, and then took the word estimate directly from Latin
  • Wiktionary:Tea room - Wiktionary
    But this is hard to distinguish from the meaning “The efficiency of an engine etc ”, and from the figurative usage of the first sense Fay Freak 18:57, 7 August 2018 (UTC) mico and other entries with ambiguous definitions [] The ambiguous definition for the Portuguese term in question is: "A monkey with a prehensile tail "

English Dictionary  2005-2009

|dictionary |Business Directories,Company Directories |ZIP Code,Postal Code