• Chant Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To sing or recite after the manner of a chant, or to a tune called a chant.
  2. (v. t.) A short and simple melody, divided into two parts by double bars, to which unmetrical psalms, etc., are sung or recited. It is the most ancient form of choral music.
  3. (v. i.) To make melody with the voice; to sing.
  4. (v. t.) To celebrate in song.
  5. (v. t.) Twang; manner of speaking; a canting tone.
  6. (v. t.) Song; melody.
  7. (v. t.) To utter with a melodious voice; to sing.
  8. (v. i.) To sing, as in reciting a chant.
  9. (v. t.) A psalm, etc., arranged for chanting.

Cantillate, Intonate, Intone,

• Chanter Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The hedge sparrow.
  2. (n.) One who chants; a singer or songster.
  3. (n.) The chief singer of the chantry.
  4. (n.) The flute or finger pipe in a bagpipe. See Bagpipe.

• Chantry Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A chapel or altar so endowed.
  2. (n.) An endowment or foundation for the chanting of masses and offering of prayers, commonly for the founder.