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1. chant

verb. ['ˈtʃænt'] recite with musical intonation; recite as a chant or a psalm.

Synonyms

  • sing
  • intonate
  • intone
  • cantillate

Antonyms

  • keep quiet
  • hypotonicity
  • hypertonia
  • hypotonia

Etymology

  • chanter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cantare (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Chant

  • transplant
  • vanzandt
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  • supplant
  • replant
  • implant
  • recant
  • pylant
  • levant
  • labant
  • incant
  • decant
  • trant
  • stant
  • slant
  • schrandt
  • scant
  • quant
  • plante
  • plant
  • grant
  • grandt
  • brant
  • brandt
  • zant
  • zandt
  • yant
  • tant
  • sant
  • sandt

How do you pronounce chant?

Pronounce chant as ʧænt.

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Example sentences of the word chant


1. Noun, singular or mass
You can sing it to any tune or just turn it into a chant.

2. Adjective
Cooperatively, they can turn a long rope and chant various rhymes to go with jumping.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
They chant the first verse.

Quotes containing the word chant


1. You should breathe deeply and chant, 'Money will easily and effortlessly flow into my life' as often as you can every day. Things will start to change after a month. If you believe you will be financially secure, then you are opening yourself up to change.
- Louise L. Hay

2. Humm humm haaa. Rahmumm humm haaaa,"intoned Opal, finishing her chant. "Peace be inside me, tolerance all around me, forgiveness in my path. Now, Mervall, show me where the filthy human is so that I may feed him his organs.
- Eoin Colfer, The Time Paradox

3. The primary purpose of prayer is not to make requests. The primary purpose is to praise, to sing, to chant. Because the essence of prayer is a song, and man cannot live without a song. Prayer may not save us. But prayer may make us worthy of being saved.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel, Moral Grandeur and Spiritual Audacity: Essays

2. chant

verb. ['ˈtʃænt'] utter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically.

Synonyms

  • utter
  • verbalize
  • speak
  • talk
  • verbalise
  • tone
  • intone

Antonyms

  • hypotonus
  • hypertonus
  • hypertonicity
  • colorlessness

Etymology

  • chanter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cantare (Latin)

3. chant

noun. ['ˈtʃænt'] a repetitive song in which as many syllables as necessary are assigned to a single tone.

Synonyms

  • plainchant
  • religious song
  • plainsong

Antonyms

  • whisper
  • shout
  • specify
  • mitigated

Etymology

  • chanter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cantare (Latin)
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