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English noun: chorus

1. chorus (event) any utterance produced simultaneously by a group


SamplesA chorus of boos.


Broader (hypernym)sound

2. chorus (group) a group of people assembled to sing together


Broader (hypernym)musical group, musical organisation, musical organization


Narrower (hyponym)choir

3. chorus (communication) the part of a song where a soloist is joined by a group of singers


Synonymsrefrain


Broader (hypernym)music


Narrower (hyponym)tra-la, tra-la-la


Part meronymsong, vocal

4. chorus (group) a body of dancers or singers who perform together


Synonymschorus line


Broader (hypernym)line


Narrower (hyponym)corps de ballet, ensemble


Member holonymchorine, chorus girl, showgirl

5. chorus (group) a company of actors who comment (by speaking or singing in unison) on the action in a classical Greek play


SynonymsGreek chorus


Broader (hypernym)company, troupe


Domain categorysinging, vocalizing


English verb: chorus

1. chorus (communication) utter in unison


Samples`yes,' the children chorused.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)emit, let loose, let out, utter

2. chorus (creation) sing in a choir


ExamplesSam and Sue chorus


Synonymschoir


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)sing


Domain categorymusic









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