hymn


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hymn

 (hĭm)
n.
1. A song of praise or thanksgiving to God or a deity.
2. A song of praise or joy; a paean.
v. hymned, hymn·ing, hymns
v.tr.
To praise, glorify, or worship in or as if in a hymn.
v.intr.
To sing hymns.

[Middle English imne, from Old French ymne, from Latin hymnus, song of praise, from Greek humnos.]

hymn

(hɪm)
n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a Christian song of praise sung to God or a saint
2. (Music, other) a similar song praising other gods, a nation, etc
vb
to express (praises, thanks, etc) by singing hymns
[C13: from Latin hymnus, from Greek humnos]
hymnic adj
ˈhymnˌlike adj

hymn

(hɪm)

n., v. hymned, hymn•ing. n.
1. a song or ode in praise or honor of God, a deity, a nation, etc.
2. something resembling this, as a speech or essay in praise of someone or something.
v.t.
3. to praise or celebrate in a hymn.
4. to express in a hymn.
v.i.
5. to sing hymns.
[before 1000; Middle English ymne (< Old French), Old English ymn < Latin hymnus < Greek hýmnos song in praise of gods or heroes]

hymn


Past participle: hymned
Gerund: hymning

Imperative
hymn
hymn
Present
I hymn
you hymn
he/she/it hymns
we hymn
you hymn
they hymn
Preterite
I hymned
you hymned
he/she/it hymned
we hymned
you hymned
they hymned
Present Continuous
I am hymning
you are hymning
he/she/it is hymning
we are hymning
you are hymning
they are hymning
Present Perfect
I have hymned
you have hymned
he/she/it has hymned
we have hymned
you have hymned
they have hymned
Past Continuous
I was hymning
you were hymning
he/she/it was hymning
we were hymning
you were hymning
they were hymning
Past Perfect
I had hymned
you had hymned
he/she/it had hymned
we had hymned
you had hymned
they had hymned
Future
I will hymn
you will hymn
he/she/it will hymn
we will hymn
you will hymn
they will hymn
Future Perfect
I will have hymned
you will have hymned
he/she/it will have hymned
we will have hymned
you will have hymned
they will have hymned
Future Continuous
I will be hymning
you will be hymning
he/she/it will be hymning
we will be hymning
you will be hymning
they will be hymning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hymning
you have been hymning
he/she/it has been hymning
we have been hymning
you have been hymning
they have been hymning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hymning
you will have been hymning
he/she/it will have been hymning
we will have been hymning
you will have been hymning
they will have been hymning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hymning
you had been hymning
he/she/it had been hymning
we had been hymning
you had been hymning
they had been hymning
Conditional
I would hymn
you would hymn
he/she/it would hymn
we would hymn
you would hymn
they would hymn
Past Conditional
I would have hymned
you would have hymned
he/she/it would have hymned
we would have hymned
you would have hymned
they would have hymned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hymn - a song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)hymn - a song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)
dithyramb - (ancient Greece) a passionate hymn (usually in honor of Dionysus)
religious song - religious music for singing
doxology - a hymn or verse in Christian liturgy glorifying God
choral, chorale - a stately Protestant (especially Lutheran) hymn tune
canticle - a hymn derived from the Bible
hymeneal - a wedding hymn
pean, paean - (ancient Greece) a hymn of praise (especially one sung in ancient Greece to invoke or thank a deity)
recessional - a hymn that is sung at the end of a service as the clergy and choir withdraw
Verb1.hymn - sing a hymn
music - musical activity (singing or whistling etc.); "his music was his central interest"
sing - deliver by singing; "Sing Christmas carols"
2.hymn - praise by singing a hymn; "They hymned their love of God"
exalt, extol, glorify, laud, proclaim - praise, glorify, or honor; "extol the virtues of one's children"; "glorify one's spouse's cooking"

hymn

noun
1. religious song, song of praise, carol, chant, anthem, psalm, paean, canticle, doxology Readings were accompanied by an old Irish hymn.
2. song of praise, anthem, paean a hymn to freedom and rebellion
Translations
تَرْتيل، تَرْتيلَهتَرْنِيمَةٌ
chvalozpěvhymnuschorál
salme
hymnivirsi
himna
sálmur
賛美歌
찬송가
himnaslavas dziesma
himna
hymnpsalm
เพลงศาสนา
ilahiilâhî
bài thánh ca

hymn

[hɪm]
A. Nhimno m
B. CPD hymn book Nhimnario m

hymn

[ˈhɪm] n (sung in church)cantique m

hymn

nKirchenlied nt; hymn of praise (fig)Lobeshymne f
vt (old)besingen; (Eccl) → (lob)preisen

hymn

[hɪm] ninno (sacro)

hymn

(him) noun
a (usually religious) song of praise.

hymn

تَرْنِيمَةٌ chvalozpěv salme Hymne ύμνος cántico virsi hymne himna inno 賛美歌 찬송가 hymne salme hymn hino гимн psalm เพลงศาสนา ilahi bài thánh ca 赞美诗
References in classic literature ?
Beth went to the piano and played the father's favorite hymn.
She turned to Otto and whispered, `Can't you start a hymn, Fuchs?
The book was open at a hymn not ill adapted to their situation, and in which the poet, no longer goaded by his desire to excel the inspired King of Israel, had discovered some chastened and respectable powers.
Nearly all joined in singing this hymn, which swelled high above the howling of the storm.
First they sang a hymn, and then one of the three, a tall, smooth-shaven man, very thin, and wearing black spectacles, began an address.
The clergyman even reads the hymn through--a relic of an ancient time when hymn-books are scarce and costly; but everybody has a hymn-book, now, and so the public reading is no longer necessary.
I don't believe in deceivin' folks, but if you've hed hard thoughts you ain't obleeged to own 'em up; take 'em to the Lord in prayer, as the hymn says, and then don't go on hevin' 'em.
The exercises of his family devotions were always commenced with singing; and, as he was a very poor singer himself, the duty of raising the hymn generally came upon me.
Sometimes, preoccupied with her work, she sang the refrain very low, very lingeringly; "A long time ago" came out like the saddest cadence of a funeral hymn.
Creakle, looking through a little hole in it, reported to us, in a state of the greatest admiration, that he was reading a Hymn Book.
The whitewashed walls; the little pews where well-known figures entered with a subdued rustling, and where first one well-known voice and then another, pitched in a peculiar key of petition, uttered phrases at once occult and familiar, like the amulet worn on the heart; the pulpit where the minister delivered unquestioned doctrine, and swayed to and fro, and handled the book in a long accustomed manner; the very pauses between the couplets of the hymn, as it was given out, and the recurrent swell of voices in song: these things had been the channel of divine influences to Marner--they were the fostering home of his religious emotions--they were Christianity and God's kingdom upon earth.
As I have a partiality for her songs, I transcribe this Hymn of the Daughters of Aphrodite, which you must try to imagine transfigured by her voice and the sunset.