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an·them

 (ăn′thəm)
n.
1. A hymn of praise or loyalty.
2. A choral composition having a sacred or moralizing text in English.
3. A popular song, especially a rock song felt to sum up the attitudes or feelings associated with a period or social group.

[Middle English anteme, from Old English antefn, from Late Latin antiphōna, from Late Greek, from neuter pl. of antiphōnos, sounding in answer : anti-, in return; see anti- + phōnē, voice; see bhā- in Indo-European roots.]

anthem

(ˈænθəm)
n
1. (Classical Music) a song of loyalty or devotion, as to a nation or college: a national anthem.
2. (Classical Music) a musical composition for a choir, usually set to words from the Bible, sung as part of a church service
3. (Classical Music) a religious chant sung antiphonally
4. (Pop Music) a popular rock or pop song
[Old English antemne, from Late Latin antiphōna antiphon]
anthemic adj

an•them

(ˈæn θəm)

n.
1. a song, as of praise, devotion, or patriotism: the national anthem.
2. a piece of sacred vocal music, usu. with words taken from the Scriptures.
3. a hymn sung alternately by different sections of a choir or congregation.
[before 1000; Old English antemn(e), antefne < Late Latin antefana, antiphōna < Greek antíphōna (see antiphon)]

anthem

A choral piece for use in church services.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anthem - a song of devotion or loyalty (as to a nation or school)anthem - a song of devotion or loyalty (as to a nation or school)
song, vocal - a short musical composition with words; "a successful musical must have at least three good songs"
national anthem - a song formally adopted as the anthem for a nation
2.anthem - a song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)anthem - 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

anthem

noun song of praise, carol, chant, hymn, psalm, paean, chorale, canticle the Olympic anthem
Translations
نَشيدنَشِيدنَشيد وَطَني
hymnahymnus
hymnelovsangnationalsangsalme
hymni
himna
himnuszanthem
helgisöngur
国歌
송가
giesmėhimnas
himnakorālis
hymna
himna
hymn
เพลงสดุดี
ilâhimarşulusal marş
bài hát ca ngợi

anthem

[ˈænθəm] Nhimno m (Rel) → antífona f
see also national C

anthem

[ˈænθəm] n (representing a particular nation, society, or group)hymne m national anthem

anthem

nHymne f; (by choir) → Chorgesang m

anthem

[ˈænθəm] ninno
national anthem → inno nazionale

anthem

(ˈӕnθəm) noun
1. a piece of music for a church choir usually with words from the Bible.
2. a song of praise. a national anthem.

anthem

نَشِيد hymna hymne Hymne ύμνος himno hymni hymne himna inno 国歌 송가 lofzang hymne hymn hino гимн hymn เพลงสดุดี marş bài hát ca ngợi 圣歌
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