rehearsal

  • 1Rehearsal — Re*hears al (r?*h?rs a), n. The act of rehearsing; recital; narration; repetition; specifically, a private recital, performance, or season of practice, in preparation for a public exhibition or exercise. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] In rehearsal of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2rehearsal — [ri hʉr′səl] n. [ME rehersaille: see REHEARSE & AL] 1. the act of rehearsing, reciting, or recounting [a rehearsal of her troubles] 2. a drilling or repeating for practice before future performance 3. a) a practice performance of a play, concert …

    English World dictionary

  • 3rehearsal — late 14c., “restatement,” from REHEARSE (Cf. rehearse) + AL (Cf. al). Sense in theater and music is from 1570s. Rehearsal dinner attested by 1953 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4rehearsal — index discipline (training), preparation Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 5rehearsal — [n] preparation for performance call, description, drill, dry run*, experiment, going over, practice, practice session, prep*, reading, readying, recital, recitation, recounting, rehearsing, relation, retelling, run through, shakedown*, test… …

    New thesaurus

  • 6rehearsal — ► NOUN 1) a trial performance of a play or other work for later public performance. 2) the action or process of rehearsing …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7rehearsal — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ dress ▪ a dress rehearsal for a Broadway play ▪ wedding ▪ I attended my friend s wedding rehearsal. ▪ band, choir …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 8Rehearsal — For other uses, see Rehearsal (disambiguation) or Dress rehearsal (disambiguation) Dress rehearsal of The Mikado, 1885 A rehearsal is a preparatory event in music and theatre (and in other contexts) that is performed before the official public… …

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  • 9rehearsal — n. 1) to conduct, hold; schedule a rehearsal 2) a dress, final rehearsal 3) a rehearsal for 4) at a rehearsal (I ll see you at the dress rehearsal) * * * [rɪ hɜːs(ə)l] final rehearsal hold schedule a rehearsal a dress a rehearsal for to conduct …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 10rehearsal — re|hears|al [rıˈhə:səl US ə:r ] n 1.) [U and C] a time when all the people in a play, concert etc practise before a public performance rehearsal for/of ▪ a rehearsal for Romeo and Juliet in rehearsal ▪ The dialogue was worked out by actors in… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11rehearsal — [[t]rɪhɜ͟ː(r)s(ə)l[/t]] rehearsals 1) N VAR: oft N for/of n A rehearsal of a play, dance, or piece of music is a practice of it in preparation for a performance. → See also dress rehearsal The band was scheduled to begin rehearsals for a concert… …

    English dictionary

  • 12rehearsal — /ri herr seuhl/, n. 1. a session of exercise, drill, or practice, usually private, in preparation for a public performance, ceremony, etc.: a play rehearsal; a wedding rehearsal. 2. the act of rehearsing. 3. a repeating or relating: a rehearsal… …

    Universalium

  • 13Rehearsal (EP) — Infobox Album | Name = Rehearsal Type = EP Artist = A Perfect Murder Released = Jan 18, 2005 Recorded = Le Labs, 2004 2005 Genre = Heavy metal, Hardcore Length = 26:58 Label = Cyclop Producer = Louis Dionne Reviews = Last album = Unbroken (2004)… …

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  • 14rehearsal — noun our first concert rehearsal is Monday evening Syn: practice, practice session, trial performance, read through, run through, walk through; dress rehearsal; informal dry run …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 15rehearsal */ — UK [rɪˈhɜː(r)s(ə)l] / US [rɪˈhɜrs(ə)l] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms rehearsal : singular rehearsal plural rehearsals an occasion when you practise for the performance of a play, concert, opera etc …

    English dictionary

  • 16rehearsal — A process associated with enhancing short term and long term memory wherein newly presented information, such as a name or a list of words, is repeated to oneself one or more times in order not to forget it. * * * re·hears·al ri hər səl n 1) a… …

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  • 17rehearsal — Synonyms and related words: Gedankenexperiment, account, accounts, apprenticeship, audition, basic training, bench test, body count, breaking, breeding, capitulation, census, conditioning, copy, count, critique, cultivation, description,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18rehearsal — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. practice, practice performance, trial performance, exercise, drill, dry run, run through, dress rehearsal, walk through, reading, recitation, recital, repetition, experiment, test flight, preparation, warm up, readying,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19rehearsal — англ. [рихэ/сл] репетиция ◊ dress rehearsal [дрэс рихэ/сл] генеральная репетиция …

    Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов

  • 20rehearsal — noun (C, U) a period or a particular occasion when all the people in a play, concert etc practise it before a public performance see also: dress rehearsal …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English