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1. rehearsal

noun. ['rɪˈhɝːsəl, riːˈhɝːsəl'] a practice session in preparation for a public performance (as of a play or speech or concert).

Synonyms

  • dress rehearsal
  • recitation
  • dry run
  • drill
  • practice session
  • practice
  • exercise
  • walk-through

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • rehearse (English)
  • rehersen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Rehearsal

  • universal
  • dispersal
  • reversal
  • tercel
  • pursell
  • pursel
  • persall

How do you pronounce rehearsal?

Pronounce rehearsal as rɪˈhərsəl.

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How do you spell rehearsal? Is it rehersal ?

A common misspelling of rehearsal is rehersal

Example sentences of the word rehearsal


1. Noun, singular or mass
The rehearsal dinner is traditionally hosted and paid for by the mother and father of the groom.

2. Adjective
Now, it is typically used for educational and rehearsal purposes.

Quotes containing the word rehearsal


1. I want to have fun. Life ain't no dress rehearsal. I want to have fun. I'm a comedian; I ain't no politician. So everything I do is with humor, with love.
- Bernie Mac

2. I gather from a lawyer that there was a rehearsal yesterday. We haven't a hope. I know the presiding judge too: I've had the misfortune to sleep with his wife. He was specially picked.
- Alphonse Karr

3. Death is Opening Night Everything's that happened yesterday is a rehearsal for everything that will happen...
- Beryl Dov

2. rehearsal

noun. ['rɪˈhɝːsəl, riːˈhɝːsəl'] (psychology) a form of practice; repetition of information (silently or aloud) in order to keep it in short-term memory.

Synonyms

  • drill
  • practice session
  • practice
  • exercise

Antonyms

  • stand still

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • rehearse (English)
  • rehersen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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