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PSALM

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Psalm mean? 

PSALM (noun)
  The noun PSALM has 2 senses:

1. one of the 150 lyrical poems and prayers that comprise the Book of Psalms in the Old Testament; said to have been written by David
2. any sacred song used to praise the deity

  Familiarity information: PSALM used as a noun is rare.


PSALM (verb)
  The verb PSALM has 1 sense:

1. sing or celebrate in psalms

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


 Dictionary entry details 


PSALM (noun)


Sense 1Psalm [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

One of the 150 lyrical poems and prayers that comprise the Book of Psalms in the Old Testament; said to have been written by David

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Instance hypernyms:

religious text; religious writing; sacred text; sacred writing (writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity)

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

Old Testament (the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible)


Sense 2psalm [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Any sacred song used to praise the deity

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

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

religious text; religious writing; sacred text; sacred writing (writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity)


PSALM (verb)


Sense 1psalm [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Sing or celebrate in psalms

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Context example:

He psalms the works of God

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

sing (produce tones with the voice)

Domain category:

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

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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