Definition of REHEARSE

to do over and over so as to become skilled <the orchestra rehearsed the symphony until they finally got it to the conductor's satisfaction>
Related Words groove, perfect, refine; point (for), prepare (for), train (with); drill, repeat; work (at or on); review, study
to give an oral or written account of in some detail <wrote a letter to the management rehearsing in lurid detail our terrible stay at their hotel>
to say or state again <rehearsed her story about why she was late as she walked into the meeting>
to specify one after another <rehearsed the list of things he wanted for his birthday so that there would be no doubt in my mind>
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