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en·sem·ble

 (ŏn-sŏm′bəl)
n.
1. A unit or group of complementary parts that contribute to a single effect, especially:
a. A coordinated outfit or costume.
b. A coordinated set of furniture.
c. A group of musicians, singers, dancers, or actors who perform together: an improvisational theater ensemble; a woodwind ensemble.
2. Music
a. A work for two or more vocalists or instrumentalists.
b. The performance of such a work.

[French, from Old French, together, from Late Latin īnsimul, at the same time : in-, intensive pref.; see in-2 + simul, at the same time; see sem- in Indo-European roots.]

ensemble

(ɒnˈsɒmbəl; French ɑ̃sɑ̃blə)
n
1. all the parts of something considered together and in relation to the whole
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a person's complete costume; outfit
3. (Theatre)
a. the cast of a play other than the principals; supporting players
b. (as modifier): an ensemble role.
4. (Classical Music) music
a. a group of soloists singing or playing together
b. (as modifier): an ensemble passage.
5. (Music, other) music the degree of precision and unity exhibited by a group of instrumentalists or singers performing together: the ensemble of the strings is good.
6. the general or total effect of something made up of individual parts
7. (General Physics) physics
a. a set of systems (such as a set of collections of atoms) that are identical in all respects apart from the motions of their constituents
b. a single system (such as a collection of atoms) in which the properties are determined by the statistical behaviour of its constituents
adv
all together or at once
adj
8. (Theatre) (of a film or play) involving several separate but often interrelated story lines: ensemble comedy drama.
9. (Film) (of a film or play) involving several separate but often interrelated story lines: ensemble comedy drama.
10. (Theatre) involving no individual star but several actors whose roles are of equal importance: fine ensemble playing.
11. (Film) involving no individual star but several actors whose roles are of equal importance: fine ensemble playing.
[C15: from French: together, from Latin insimul, from in-2 + simul at the same time]

en•sem•ble

(ɑnˈsɑm bəl, -ˈsɑmb, ɑ̃-)

n.
1. all the parts of a thing taken together, so that each part is considered only in relation to the whole.
2. the entire costume of an individual, esp. when all the parts are in harmony.
3. a set of furniture.
4.
a. the united performance of an entire group of singers, musicians, etc.
b. the group so performing: a string ensemble.
5. a group of supporting entertainers, as actors, dancers, and singers, in a theatrical production.
[1740–50; < French: together < Latin insimul=in- in-2 + simul together; compare simultaneous]

ensemble

A full outfit of clothes worn at the same time, especially of matching clothes.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ensemble - a group of musicians playing or singing togetherensemble - a group of musicians playing or singing together; "a string ensemble"
musical group, musical organisation, musical organization - an organization of musicians who perform together
gamelan - a traditional Indonesian ensemble typically including many tuned percussion instruments including bamboo xylophones and wooden or bronze chimes and gongs
jug band - a musical group that uses jugs and washboards and kazoos and other improvised instruments
pop group - a group that plays pop music
mariachi - a group of street musicians in Mexico
skiffle group - a band of musicians who play skiffle
2.ensemble - a cast other than the principals
cast, cast of characters, dramatis personae - the actors in a play
3.ensemble - the chorus of a ballet company
ballet company - a company that produces ballets
chorus line, chorus - a body of dancers or singers who perform together
4.ensemble - an assemblage of parts or details (as in a work of art) considered as forming a wholeensemble - an assemblage of parts or details (as in a work of art) considered as forming a whole
artistic creation, artistic production, art - the creation of beautiful or significant things; "art does not need to be innovative to be good"; "I was never any good at art"; "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"
aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblage - several things grouped together or considered as a whole
5.ensemble - a coordinated outfit (set of clothing)
getup, outfit, rig, turnout - a set of clothing (with accessories); "his getup was exceedingly elegant"
sailor suit - a boy's ensemble; copied from a sailor's uniform

ensemble

noun
1. group, company, band, troupe, cast, orchestra, chorus, supporting cast an ensemble of young musicians
2. collection, set, body, whole, total, sum, combination, entity, aggregate, entirety, totality, assemblage, conglomeration The state is an ensemble of political and social structures.
3. outfit, suit, get-up (informal), costume a dashing ensemble in navy and white
Translations
لِباس نِسائي كامِلمجموع أجزاء الشَّيء كوحْدةٍ كامِلَهمَجْموعَةُ مُغَنين يُنْشِدون معا
ансамбъл
dragtensemblesætsamlingsamspil
ensemblekokonaisuusyhtye
ansambl
komplé
atriîi sem allur flokkurinn flyturheild, heildarsvipurhljóîfærasveit; söngsveitsamstæîur alklæînaîur
ansamblis
ansambliskomplekts
kompletzborový výstup
ensemble
döpiyesmüzik grubutakımtoplu icraattümel küme

ensemble

[ɑ̃ːnsɑ̃ːmbl] N
1. (= whole) → conjunto m; (= general effect) → impresión f de conjunto
2. (= dress) → conjunto m
3. (Mus) → conjunto m (musical)

ensemble

[ɒnˈsɒmbəl]
n
(= group) [musicians] → ensemble m, groupe m; [actors, dancers] → troupe f
(= set of clothes, outfit) → ensemble m
(= collection) [styles, people] → ensemble m
modif [playing, acting] → d'ensemble

ensemble

n
(Mus, Theat) → Ensemble nt; ensemble acting or playingschauspielerisches Zusammenspiel
(Fashion) → Ensemble nt
(= collection: of people, things) → Ansammlung f

ensemble

[ɑ̃ːnˈsɑ̃ːmbl] n
a. (gen) → insieme m
b. (Mus) → ensemble m inv
c. (outfit) → completo

ensemble

(anˈsablə) , ((American) onˈsombl) noun
1. a woman's complete outfit of clothes.
2. in opera etc, a passage performed by all the singers, musicians etc together.
3. a group of musicians performing regularly together.
4. all the parts of a thing taken as a whole.
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