rehearse

(redirected from rehearsed)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Idioms.

re·hearse

 (rĭ-hûrs′)
v. re·hearsed, re·hears·ing, re·hears·es
v.tr.
1.
a. To practice (a part in a play or a piece of music, for example) in preparation for a public performance. See Synonyms at practice.
b. To practice (an action) by repetition so as to improve performance: rehearse military maneuvers.
c. To direct in a rehearsal: rehearsed the orchestra.
2.
a. To repeat or recite: "a florid and flippant attack that rehearsed some of the time-worn creationist canards" (Frederick C. Crews).
b. To list or enumerate: rehearsed her complaints in a letter.
v.intr.
To practice something, such as a speech, before presenting it publicly.

[Middle English rehercen, to repeat, from Old French rehercier : re-, re- + hercier, to harrow (from herce, harrow; see hearse).]

re·hears′er n.

rehearse

(rɪˈhɜːs)
vb
1. to practise (a play, concert, etc), in preparation for public performance
2. (tr) to run through; recount; recite: the official rehearsed the grievances of the committee.
3. (tr) to train or drill (a person or animal) for the public performance of a part in a play, show, etc
[C16: from Anglo-Norman rehearser, from Old French rehercier to harrow a second time, from re- + herce harrow]
reˈhearser n

re•hearse

(rɪˈhɜrs)

v. -hearsed, -hears•ing. v.t.
1. to practice (a play, speech, musical piece, etc.) in private prior to a public presentation.
2. to drill or train (an actor, musician, etc.) by rehearsal.
3. to relate the facts or particulars of; recount.
v.i.
4. to rehearse a play, part, etc.; participate in a rehearsal.
[1300–50; Middle English rehersen, rehercen < Middle French rehercier to repeat =re- re- + hercier to harrow (derivative of herce, herse a harrow); see hearse]
re•hears′a•ble, adj.
re•hears′er, n.

rehearse


Past participle: rehearsed
Gerund: rehearsing

Imperative
rehearse
rehearse
Present
I rehearse
you rehearse
he/she/it rehearses
we rehearse
you rehearse
they rehearse
Preterite
I rehearsed
you rehearsed
he/she/it rehearsed
we rehearsed
you rehearsed
they rehearsed
Present Continuous
I am rehearsing
you are rehearsing
he/she/it is rehearsing
we are rehearsing
you are rehearsing
they are rehearsing
Present Perfect
I have rehearsed
you have rehearsed
he/she/it has rehearsed
we have rehearsed
you have rehearsed
they have rehearsed
Past Continuous
I was rehearsing
you were rehearsing
he/she/it was rehearsing
we were rehearsing
you were rehearsing
they were rehearsing
Past Perfect
I had rehearsed
you had rehearsed
he/she/it had rehearsed
we had rehearsed
you had rehearsed
they had rehearsed
Future
I will rehearse
you will rehearse
he/she/it will rehearse
we will rehearse
you will rehearse
they will rehearse
Future Perfect
I will have rehearsed
you will have rehearsed
he/she/it will have rehearsed
we will have rehearsed
you will have rehearsed
they will have rehearsed
Future Continuous
I will be rehearsing
you will be rehearsing
he/she/it will be rehearsing
we will be rehearsing
you will be rehearsing
they will be rehearsing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rehearsing
you have been rehearsing
he/she/it has been rehearsing
we have been rehearsing
you have been rehearsing
they have been rehearsing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rehearsing
you will have been rehearsing
he/she/it will have been rehearsing
we will have been rehearsing
you will have been rehearsing
they will have been rehearsing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rehearsing
you had been rehearsing
he/she/it had been rehearsing
we had been rehearsing
you had been rehearsing
they had been rehearsing
Conditional
I would rehearse
you would rehearse
he/she/it would rehearse
we would rehearse
you would rehearse
they would rehearse
Past Conditional
I would have rehearsed
you would have rehearsed
he/she/it would have rehearsed
we would have rehearsed
you would have rehearsed
they would have rehearsed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.rehearse - engage in a rehearsal (of)
performing arts - arts or skills that require public performance
perform, do, execute - carry out or perform an action; "John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters"; "the skater executed a triple pirouette"; "she did a little dance"
walk through - perform in a perfunctory way, as for a first rehearsal
scrimmage - practice playing (a sport)

rehearse

verb
1. practise, prepare, run through, go over, train, act, study, ready, repeat, drill, try out, recite A group of actors are rehearsing a play about Joan of Arc.
2. recite, practice, go over, run through, tell, list, detail, describe, review, relate, depict, spell out, recount, narrate, trot out (informal), delineate, enumerate Anticipate any tough questions and rehearse your answers.

rehearse

verb
1. To do or perform repeatedly so as to master:
2. To give a verbal account of:
Translations
يَتَدَرَّبُيُدَرِّب على تَمْثيل الرِّوايَه
zkoušetcvičit
indøveøve (sig)
harjoitellakerratatoistaa
isprobati
elpróbálfelmondismételelmesél
æfa
リハーサルをする
예행 연습하다
repetavimasrepeticijarepetuoti
mēģināt
vaditi
repetera
ฝึกซ้อม
prova etmekprova yapmak/etmek
diễn tập

rehearse

[rɪˈhɜːs]
A. VT (Mus, Theat) → ensayar; (= enumerate) → enumerar, repetir
B. VI (Mus, Theat) → ensayar

rehearse

[rɪˈhɜːrs]
vt
[+ show, performance, dance] → répéter; [+ rôle, part] → répéter
She spent hours rehearsing her part → Elle a passé des heures à répéter son rôle.
[+ answer] → répéter
Rehearse your answers → Répétez les réponses que vous allez donner.
We encouraged them to rehearse what to say → Nous les encouragions à répéter ce qu'ils allaient dire.
Walker rehearsed his apologies to Clare → Walker répétait les excuses qu'il allait faire à Clare.
vi (for show, performance, dance)répéter
to rehearse for sth → répéter pour qch

rehearse

vt
(Theat, Mus) play, concertproben; personproben lassen; argument(wieder) anführen; to rehearse what one is going to sayeinüben, was man sagen will
(= recite)aufzählen
viproben

rehearse

[rɪˈhɜːs] vt (Mus, Theatre) → provare; (one's part) → ripassare; (what one is going to say) → ripetere

rehearse

(rəˈhəːs) verb
to practise (a play, piece of music etc) before performing it in front of an audience. You must rehearse the scene again.
reˈhearsal noun
1. the act of rehearsing.
2. a performance done for practice. I want the whole cast at tonight's rehearsal.
dress rehearsal
a final rehearsal (of a play, opera etc) in which the actors or singers wear their costumes etc.

rehearse

يَتَدَرَّبُ zkoušet øve (sig) proben κάνω πρόβα ensayar harjoitella répéter isprobati fare le prove リハーサルをする 예행 연습하다 repeteren øve zrobić próbę ensaiar репетировать repetera ฝึกซ้อม prova etmek diễn tập 排练
References in classic literature ?
"I believe," said Fanny to her aunt Bertram, "there will be three acts rehearsed to-morrow evening, and that will give you an opportunity of seeing all the actors at once."
Fanny did not share her aunt's composure: she thought of the morrow a great deal, for if the three acts were rehearsed, Edmund and Miss Crawford would then be acting together for the first time; the third act would bring a scene between them which interested her most particularly, and which she was longing and dreading to see how they would perform.
She did not believe they had yet rehearsed it, even in private.
How often had Lucy rehearsed this bow, this interview!
That wondrous oriental story is now to be rehearsed from the Shaster, which gives us the dread Vishnoo, one of the three persons in the godhead of the Hindoos; gives us this divine Vishnoo himself for our Lord; --Vishnoo, who, by the first of his ten earthly incarnations, has for ever set apart and sanctified the whale.
Neither had success as yet affected their boyish simplicity and the frankness of old frontier habits; they played with their new-found riches with the naive delight of children, and rehearsed their glowing future with the importance and triviality of school-boys.
The hapless porker whose fate I have just rehearsed, was not the only one who suffered in that memorable day.
A third and a fourth time the turn was rehearsed, and, between turns, Collins sent a man to his office, for the Del Mar telegram.
Remember when she was boarded here and rehearsed. She was a gold-mine, but Carson didn't know how to treat her, and she croaked off with penumonia at Cripple Creek."
Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said Duteterte rehearsed his speech at around 7 p.m.
For as long as two weeks after viewing the videos, participants were able to recall details of the 20 videos they had rehearsed, but largely unable to recall the non-rehearsed videos.
Forced Entertainment's rehearsed reading of That Night Follows Day WARWICK ARTS CENTRE CONTEMPORARY theatre company Forced Entertainment is presenting a one-off public rehearsed reading of a comical and poignant piece with 16 children from Coventry.