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CHOIR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does choir mean? 

CHOIR (noun)
  The noun CHOIR has 3 senses:

1. a chorus that sings as part of a religious ceremony
2. a family of similar musical instrument playing together
3. the area occupied by singers; the part of the chancel between sanctuary and nave

  Familiarity information: CHOIR used as a noun is uncommon.


CHOIR (verb)
  The verb CHOIR has 1 sense:

1. sing in a choir

  Familiarity information: CHOIR used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CHOIR (noun)


Sense 1choir [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A chorus that sings as part of a religious ceremony

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Hypernyms ("choir" is a kind of...):

chorus (a group of people assembled to sing together)

Meronyms (members of "choir"):

chorister (a singer in a choir)


Sense 2choir [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A family of similar musical instrument playing together

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

choir; consort

Hypernyms ("choir" is a kind of...):

set (a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used)


Sense 3choir [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The area occupied by singers; the part of the chancel between sanctuary and nave

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("choir" is a kind of...):

area (a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function)

Holonyms ("choir" is a part of...):

bema; chancel; sanctuary (area around the altar of a church for the clergy and choir; often enclosed by a lattice or railing)


CHOIR (verb)


Sense 1choir [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Sing in a choir

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Synonyms:

choir; chorus

Hypernyms (to "choir" is one way to...):

sing (produce tones with the voice)

Domain category:

music (musical activity (singing or whistling etc.))

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s

Sentence example:

Sam and Sue choir


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