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ode

a lyric poem expressive of exalted or enthusiastic emotion
Not to be confused with:
owed – obliged to pay; indebted: He still owed money on his car loan.; to have a feeling toward someone or something: He owed me gratitude for my help.
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ode

 (ōd)
n.
1. A lyric poem of some length, usually of a serious or meditative nature and having an elevated style and formal stanzaic structure.
2.
a. A choric song of classical Greece, often accompanied by a dance and performed at a public festival or as part of a drama.
b. A classical Greek poem modeled on the choric ode and usually having a three-part structure consisting of a strophe, an antistrophe, and an epode.

[French, choric song, from Old French, from Late Latin ōdē, ōda, from Greek aoidē, ōidē, song; see wed- in Indo-European roots.]

od′ic (ō′dĭk) adj.
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ode

(əʊd)
n
1. (Poetry) a lyric poem, typically addressed to a particular subject, with lines of varying lengths and complex rhythms. See also Horatian ode, Pindaric ode
2. (Poetry) (formerly) a poem meant to be sung
[C16: via French from Late Latin ōda, from Greek ōidē, from aeidein to sing]
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ode

(oʊd)

n.
a lyric poem, typically with an irregular metrical form and expressing exalted or enthusiastic emotion.
[1580–90; < Middle French < Late Latin ōda < Greek aoidḗ song, derivative of aeídein to sing]
od′ic, adj.

-ode1

,
a suffix appearing in loanwords from Greek, where it meant “like,” “having the nature of”; used to form nouns: phyllode. Compare -oid.
[< Greek -ōdēs]

-ode2

,
a combining form meaning “way,” “path,” used esp. in the names of devices through which electrical current passes: electrode.
[< Greek -odos, comb. form of hodós]
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ode

A lyric poem, usually in elaborate form, typically addressed to and eulogizing a particular subject.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ode - a lyric poem with complex stanza forms
lyric poem, lyric - a short poem of songlike quality
epithalamium - an ode honoring a bride and bridegroom
Horatian ode, Sapphic ode - an ode with several stanzas
Pindaric, Pindaric ode - an ode form used by Pindar; has triple groups of triple units
choral ode - ode sung by the chorus in classical Greek drama
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Translations
قَصيدَه غِنائِيَّه
óda
ode
oodi
óda
óîur, lofsöngur
odė
oda
odă
óda
ode

ode

[əʊd] Noda f
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ode

[ˈəʊd] node f
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ode

nOde f (→ to, on an +acc)
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ode

[əʊd] node f
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ode

(əud) noun
a poem written to a person or thing. `Ode to a Nightingale' was written by John Keats.
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