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1. rehearse

verb. ['riːˈhɝːs'] engage in a rehearsal (of).

Synonyms

  • perform
  • walk through
  • scrimmage
  • practice
  • do
  • practise

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • inactivity
  • fall short of
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • rehersen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • reherser (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Rehearse

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Example sentences of the word rehearse


1. Verb, base form
You may want to rehearse the conversation with another family member or therapist.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
*Practice your gestures in front of the mirror as you rehearse.

3. Adjective
They will be mistaken for native Chinese and spoken to, so rehearse that scenario before travel.

Quotes containing the word rehearse


1. I choose my actors well and get to know the quirks of their personalities - and, most of all, I share humor with them. Then I keep my eyes open when they rehearse and perform, because you never know where the next stimulation comes from.
- George Cukor

2. When I teach the formal curriculum, I have the chance to think about it ahead of time. I can rehearse it. I can illustrate it with self-deprecating humor and humble-sounding personal disclosure. I can try to make it comes out just right.
- John Ortberg

3. We rehearse for the big death through the little death of orgasm, through erotic living. Death as transfiguration
- Peter Redgrove

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