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en·core

 (ŏn′kôr′)
n.
1. A demand by an audience for an additional performance, usually expressed by applause.
2. An additional performance in response to an audience's demand.
tr.v. en·cored, en·cor·ing, en·cores
To demand an encore of.
interj.
Used to demand an additional performance.

[French, still, yet, again, probably from Vulgar Latin *hinc ad hōram, from that to this hour : Latin hinc, from here (from hic, this) + Latin ad, to; see ad- + Latin hōram, accusative of hōra, hour; see hour.]

encore

(ˈɒŋkɔː)
interj
again; once more: used by an audience to demand an extra or repeated performance
n
an extra or repeated performance given in response to enthusiastic demand
vb
(tr) to demand an extra or repeated performance of (a work, piece of music, etc) by (a performer)
[C18: from French: still, again, perhaps from Latin in hanc hōram until this hour]

en•core

(ˈɑŋ kɔr, -koʊr, ˈɑn-)

interj., n., v. -cored, -cor•ing. interj.
1. again; once more (used by an audience in calling for a repetition or an additional performance).
n.
2. a demand by an audience for a repetition of a song or act, performance of an additional piece, etc.
3. the performance in response to such a demand.
v.t.
4. to call for a repetition of.
5. to call for an encore from (a performer).
[1705–15; < French: still, yet, besides < Latin hinc hā hōrā or hinc ad hōram until this hour]

encore


Past participle: encored
Gerund: encoring

Imperative
encore
encore
Present
I encore
you encore
he/she/it encores
we encore
you encore
they encore
Preterite
I encored
you encored
he/she/it encored
we encored
you encored
they encored
Present Continuous
I am encoring
you are encoring
he/she/it is encoring
we are encoring
you are encoring
they are encoring
Present Perfect
I have encored
you have encored
he/she/it has encored
we have encored
you have encored
they have encored
Past Continuous
I was encoring
you were encoring
he/she/it was encoring
we were encoring
you were encoring
they were encoring
Past Perfect
I had encored
you had encored
he/she/it had encored
we had encored
you had encored
they had encored
Future
I will encore
you will encore
he/she/it will encore
we will encore
you will encore
they will encore
Future Perfect
I will have encored
you will have encored
he/she/it will have encored
we will have encored
you will have encored
they will have encored
Future Continuous
I will be encoring
you will be encoring
he/she/it will be encoring
we will be encoring
you will be encoring
they will be encoring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been encoring
you have been encoring
he/she/it has been encoring
we have been encoring
you have been encoring
they have been encoring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been encoring
you will have been encoring
he/she/it will have been encoring
we will have been encoring
you will have been encoring
they will have been encoring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been encoring
you had been encoring
he/she/it had been encoring
we had been encoring
you had been encoring
they had been encoring
Conditional
I would encore
you would encore
he/she/it would encore
we would encore
you would encore
they would encore
Past Conditional
I would have encored
you would have encored
he/she/it would have encored
we would have encored
you would have encored
they would have encored
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.encore - an extra or repeated performance; usually given in response to audience demand
performance - the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment; "we congratulated him on his performance at the rehearsal"; "an inspired performance of Mozart's C minor concerto"
Verb1.encore - request an encore, from a performer
call for, request, bespeak, quest - express the need or desire for; ask for; "She requested an extra bed in her room"; "She called for room service"

encore

noun repeat performance, repetition, rerun, curtain call, extra performance, additional performance His final encore was a piece by Ginastera.
Translations
ثانِيَةً! ، مَرَّةً ثانِيَه، أَعِد
ekstranummer
hogy volt!újrázás
aukanúmer/lag
bis
atkārtota izsaukšanaatkārtots izpildījumsbis! atkārtot!
bis
tekrarTekrar! Bir daha isteriz

encore

[ɒŋˈkɔːʳ]
A. EXCL¡otra!
B. Nbis m
to call for an encorepedir un bis
to give an encorehacer un bis, repetir a petición del público
to sing a song as an encorecantar como bis una canción
C. VT [+ song] → pedir un bis de; [+ person] → pedir un bis or otra a

encore

[ˈɒŋkɔːr]
nbis m
exclbis

encore

interjda capo, Zugabe
nZugabe f, → Dakapo nt, → Dacapo nt; to call for/give an encoreeine Zugabe verlangen/geben
vt pieceals Zugabe verlangen; artisteum eine Zugabe bitten
vieine Zugabe geben

encore

[ɒŋˈkɔːʳ]
1. exclbis
2. nbis m inv
to give an encore → concedere un bis

encore

(ˈoŋkoː) noun, interjection
(a call from an audience for) a repetition of a performance, or (for) a further performance. The audience cried `Encore!'; The singer gave two encores.
References in classic literature ?
I am told that in a German concert or opera, they hardly ever encore a song; that though they may be dying to hear it again, their good breeding usually preserves them against requiring the repetition.
As he turned over the pages, his eye fell on the poem about the hand of Lacenaire, the cold yellow hand "du supplice encore mal lavee," with its downy red hairs and its "doigts de faune.
When the time came, therefore, for the ape to return from the wings in reply to an encore the trainer directed its attention to the boy who chanced to be the sole occupant of the box in which he sat.
Prenez encore quelquechose, monsieur; une pomme cuite, des biscuits, encore une tasse de cafe?
Smallweed loves to find money, and is nightly honoured with a double encore.
The singer would have conquered an audience of American rowdies by her brave, unflinching tranquillity (for she answered encore after encore, and smiled and bowed pleasantly, and sang the best she possibly could, and went bowing off, through all the jeers and hisses, without ever losing countenance or temper:) and surely in any other land than Italy her sex and her helplessness must have been an ample protection to her--she could have needed no other.
After this a gentleman sang a song called Bid me Good-bye, and as an encore obliged with Sing me to Sleep.
It was about 1710 that the word encore was introduced at the operatic performances in the Haymarket, and very much objected to by plain- going Englishmen.
He never responded to more than one encore, which was always "Home, Sweet Home.
That'll be a double ENCORE if you take care, boys,' said Mr Crummles.
Now it happened that this song, then in the height of the fashion, had been given to the young ladies by a young friend of theirs, whose name was on the title, and Miss Swartz, having concluded the ditty with George's applause (for he remembered that it was a favourite of Amelia's), was hoping for an encore perhaps, and fiddling with the leaves of the music, when her eye fell upon the title, and she saw "Amelia Sedley" written in the comer.
We want a little something to answer encores with, anyway.