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rehearse

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of rehearse

  1. 1 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 Synonyms of rehearse exercise, practice, run overWords Related to rehearse groove, perfect, refine; point (for), prepare (for), train (with); drill, repeat; work (at or on); review, study

  2. 2 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 Synonyms of rehearse chart, chronicle, describe, narrate, recite, recount, tell, relate, reportWords Related to rehearse deliver, give, reel off, state, utter, voice; detail, enumerate, itemize, particularize; bare, disclose, divulge, expose, let on (about), reveal; delineate, depict, express, render, sketch

  3. 3 to say or state again rehearsed her story about why she was late as she walked into the meeting Synonyms of rehearse chime, din, iterate, repeat, reiterateWords Related to rehearse paraphrase, reword; echo, reecho; mouth, parrot; abstract, encapsulate, epitomize, outline, recap, recapitulate, summarize, sum up

  4. 4 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 Synonyms of rehearse detail, itemize, list, numerate, recite, reel off, enumerate, tick (off)Words Related to rehearse outline; tabulate, tally; catalog (or catalogue), inventory; chart, diagram, graph; calculate, compute, estimate, figure, reckon; cite, mention, nameNear Antonyms of rehearse generalize



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