song

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song

noun

Definition of SONG

1
a short musical composition for the human voice often with instrumental accompaniment <she sang a little-known song for the talent show>
2
a composition using rhythm and often rhyme to create a lyrical effect <the songs of Shakespeare>
Synonyms lyric, rune, song, verse
3
a rhythmic series of musical tones arranged to give a pleasing effect <whistle a song as accompaniment to your work>
Synonyms air, lay, song, strain, tune, warble
Related Words descant (also discant); cadence, measure, meter, rhythm; ballad, ditty, hymn, lyric, madrigal
4
a very small sum of money <developers bought the land for a song>
5
writing that uses rhythm, vivid language, and often rhyme to provoke an emotional response <a hero honored in song and story>
Related Words rhyme (also rime); blank verse, free verse, vers libre
Antonyms prose

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