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Hymn

Hymn Meaning & Definition
Hymn Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Hymn?

[n] a song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)
[v] praise by singing a hymn; "They hymned their love of God"
[v] sing a hymn

Synonyms | Synonyms for Hymn: anthem

Related Terms | Find terms related to Hymn: acknowledgment | Agnus Dei | alleluia | answer | anthem | antiphon | antiphony | aria | ballad | Benedicite | benediction | bless | bless the Lord | cantata | canticle | carol | celebrate | chant | chirp | chirrup | choir | chorale | chorus | church music | cognizance | credit | crediting | croon | cry up | descant | ditty | do-re-mi | doxologize | doxology | eulogize | exalt | extol | Gloria | Gloria in Excelsis | Gloria Patri | glorify | glorify the Lord | gospel | gospel music | grace | hallelujah | hosanna | hum | hymn of praise | hymnody | hymnography | hymnology | hymn-tune | intonate | intone | Introit | laud | lay | lied | lilt | Magnificat | magnify | mantra | mass | minstrel | Miserere | motet | Negro spiritual | Nunc Dimittis | offertory | offertory sentence | oratorio | paean | panegyrize | passion | pipe | praise | praise God | prayer of thanks | prosodion | psalm | psalmody | quaver | recessional | recognition | report | requiem | requiem mass | response | responsory | roulade | sacred music | serenade | shake | sing | sing in chorus | sing praises | sol-fa | solmizate | spiritual | Te Deum | thank offering | thanks | thanksgiving | thank-you | tremolo | trill | Trisagion | troll | tweedle | tweedledee | twit | twitter | Vedic hymn | versicle | vocalize | warble | whistle | white spiritual | yodel

See Also | canticle | choral | chorale | Dies Irae | dithyramb | doxology | exalt | extol | glorify | Internationale | laud | paean | pean | proclaim | recessional | religious song | sing | Te Deum

Hymn In Webster's Dictionary

\Hymn\, n. [OE. hympne, ympne, F. hymne, OF. also ymne, L. hymnus, Gr. ?; perh. akin to ? web, ? to weave, and so to E. weave.] An ode or song of praise or adoration; especially, a religious ode, a sacred lyric; a song of praise or thankgiving intended to be used in religious service; as, the Homeric hymns; Watts' hymns. Admonishing one another in psalms and hymns. --Col. iii. 16. Where angels first should practice hymns, and string Their tuneful harps. --Dryden. {Hymn book}, a book containing a collection of hymns, as for use in churches; a hymnal.
\Hymn\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hymned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hymning}.] [Cf. L. hymnire, Gr. ?.] To praise in song; to worship or extol by singing hymns; to sing. To hymn the bright of the Lord. --Keble. Their praise is hymned by loftier harps than mine. --Byron.
\Hymn\, v. i. To sing in praise or adoration. --Milton.

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