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carol

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of carol

  1. a religious song <sang carols at the Christmas Eve service> Synonyms anthem, canticle, hymn, chorale, psalm, spiritualRelated Words dirge, lament, requiem, threnody; Gloria Patri, hallelujah, paean; mass, oratorio; processional, recessional




carol

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of carol

  1. 1 to produce musical sounds with the voice <she caroled with glee when she heard the good news> Synonyms sing, chant, descant, vocalizeRelated Words belt, croon, harmonize, hum, lilt, quaver, scat, sharp, slur, trill, troll, warble, yodel; serenade

  2. 2 to proclaim the glory of <landscape photographs that carol the majesty and monumentality of Yosemite Valley> Synonyms bless, praise, celebrate, emblazon, exalt, extol (also extoll), glorify, hymn, laud, magnify, resoundRelated Words adore, belaud, deify, idolize, worship; acclaim, applaud, commend, compliment, hail, renown, salute; chant, cheer, eulogize, rhapsodize; cite; flatter; crack up, recommend, toutNear Antonyms blame, censure, reprehend, reprobate; criticize, reprove; admonish, chide, keelhaul, rebuke, reprimand, reproach; castigate, lambaste (or lambast)





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